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What is "Permeability" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a textile to allow air or water vapour to pass through it.
A textile characteristic which allows air, water, and water vapor to penetrate and pass through it.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Grommets and eyelets are metal, plastic, or rubber rings that are inserted into a hole made through another material. They may be used to reinforce the hole, to shield something from the sharp edges...
Rupture of individual filaments (usually during winding or weaving) that results in the appearance of a fibrous or hairy surface, which may be localised or general, in a fabric made from flat...
A jersey is a piece of wollen or cotton clothing with sleeves worn as a pullover; this is to say, it does not open at the front as does a cardigan. It is usually close-fitting and machined knitted in...
A resistant to wrinkling created through the use of a variety of finishes and treatments. Wrinkle Recovery - Similar to resiliency. It is the ability of a fabric to bounce back after it has been...
A method of applying shellac finish by repetitive application of shellac, alcohol, oil and pumice. Labor intensive and found on only high-end furniture....

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