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What is "Proofing Spot" - Definition & Explanation

A blob of, or excess of, proofing agent adhering to the fabric but that can usually be removed quite easily.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A chemical process in which short fuzzy fibres are sealed into a yarn or are removed from the cloth to make the fabric more porous. The strength of the fabric is not impaired. A porous fabric permits...

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