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What is "Parachute Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Lightweight, strong, compact fabric used for outerwear, luggage and parachutes.
A close-weave, lightweight, synthetic fibre or silk fabric with high bursting and tearing strengths.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A variation on the twill weave construction in which a broken check effect is produced by a variation in the pattern of interlacing yarns, utilizing at least two different colored yarns. This check...
Refers to a coating that repels water but allows water vapor (thus perspiration) to pass through, allowing garments to be comfortable and waterproof. Used in garments for active wear and winter...
A method of applying short fibers rather than color to the entire surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted, onto it, or the fibers may be contained in...
This is a class of narrow width fabric made of cotton, wool or silk. The weaves commonly employed are plain, twill or sateen. Areas of application include tops of skirts, ornamentation and industrial...
A diving suit is an item of clothing or device designed for protecting divers from the underwater environment. Modern diving suits can be divided into two kinds: ambient pressure or "soft" diving...

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