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What is "Rain Coat" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made out of water proof or water repellant material to be worn to protect from rain during rainy seasons which has hood with front opening.
The raincoat, a garment worn to protect the upper body from rain, is a compromise between fashion and utility.

Some other terms

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A fabric produced by interlocking loops in a lengthwise direction. Warp knits tend to be flatter, smoother, more run resistant, and more stable than weft knits. Examples are tricot, raschel and...
A toothed, comb-like part of a LOOM. Its function is to hold the strands of longitudinal yarn (WARP) in alignment between its teeth and also to push each transverse thread (PICK) tight against the...
A manufactured fiber similar to acrylic in characteristics and end-uses. Modacrylics have a higher resistance to chemicals and combustion than acrylic, but also have a lower safe ironing temperature...
A short length of warp or weft yarn that has twisted on itself owing to lively twist (see twist liveliness) or insufficient tension. NOTE: The snarling may occur during or prior to the weaving...
a) An immersion of relatively short duration of a textile in a liquid. b) The depth of liquor in the inner cylinder of a rotating-cage washing machine. c) A term sometimes used to describe the...

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