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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.

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