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What is "Regain" - Definition & Explanation

The weight of moisture on a textile given as a percentage of the oven-dry weight.
The amount of moisture in a material (wool), expressed as a percentage of clean dry weight.

Some other terms

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Woven and non-woven material used underneath the item or fabric being embroidered to provide support and stability. Can be hooped with the item, or placed between the machine throat plate and the...
A tightly woven plain weave ribbed fabric with a hard slightly lustered surface. The ribbed effect is created by weaving a finer silk or manufactured warp yarn with a heavier filler yarn, usually...
a) Knitting A term in general use in the knitting industry, and applied to mechanisms for selection of knitting elements. b) Weaving A shedding (q.v.) mechanism (attached to the loom) that...
A plain weave cotton cloth characterized by a sheen ranging from dull to bright. polish can be achieved either through the weave or the addition of a resin finish. Can be a solid color, usually piece...
A method of compressing, shrinking and felting a fabric through the use of moisture heat and mechanical pressure. Usually done on wool and wool blends such as melton. The process often obscure the...

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