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What is "Reeling" - Definition & Explanation

Winding YARN from BOBBINS, onto a revolving reel in the form of a SKEIN or HANK in which it is best arranged for dyeing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A flat piece of material covered with a special type of CARD CLOTHING, held in a horizontal position on the "flat top" type of CARDING MACHINE. Working in conjunction with a CARDING DRUM, it aids in...
A process in which a fabric is printed with an adhesive, followed by the application of finely chopped fibres over the whole surface of the fabric by means of dusting-on, an air blast, or...
Broad term for wide-width woolen over coating fabric with soft hand and well napped finish. Also refers to a fabric, used in sampling, that shows a series of filling patters or colors, all on the...
Fabrics which have surface treatments that provide a variety of looks and effects on the fabric surface. These include brushing, sanding, sueding, etc. The warp knit industry is specially innovative...
A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...

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