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What is "Nep" - Definition & Explanation

A small knot of entangled fibres commonly regarded as a fault but sometimes introduced as an effect.
Small knots of fiber embedded in the yarn. May be intentional or unintentional.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain of synthetic polyamide in which at least 85% of the amide linkages are attached directly to two aromatic rings. Aramid...
The coloring of greige goods or fibers with either natural or synthetic dyes. This may be done in many different ways depending on the type of fabric (or fiber), the type of dye and the desired...
A manufactured fiber similar to acrylic in characteristics and end-uses. Modacrylics have a higher resistance to chemicals and combustion than acrylic, but also have a lower safe ironing temperature...
(Natural) - Pigments are derived from organic materials such as vegetables, berries, bugs, clay, indigo, and other plant extracts to dye fabric. The weakness of natural dyes has been that many...
Said of a cloth which has irregular stripes or streaks of practically the same color in the background. Each yarn in the motif is dyed a solid color. runs in the warp direction of the goods, and...

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