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What is "Pick" - Definition & Explanation

A filling yarn that runs crosswise between selveges in woven goods. The pick intersects with the warp (or lengthwise yarn) to form a woven cloth.
a) A single operation of the weft insertion mechanism in weaving.

b) One or more weft threads inserted between successive beat-ups.

This refers to the weft.
To Pass The Weft Through The Warp Shed In Weaving.
a filling thread or yarn that runs crosswise (horizontally) in woven goods. The pick interlaces with the warp to form a woven cloth.
A single filling thread carried by one trip of the weft-insertion device across the loom. The picks interlace with the warp ends to form a woven fabric.
A single strand of Weft or Filling Yarn carried across and interlaced through the strands of Warp Yarn.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A soft shaggy wool tweed fabric. Originally referred to only wool from the Shetland Islands in Scotland but now refers to any wool fabric with similar characteristics. May be woven or knit. Used for...

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