What is "Resiliency" - Definition & Explanation

Ability of a fiber to spring back to its natural position after folding, creasing or deformation. Loft is related to resiliency; it is the ability to return to original thickness after being compressed. Loft is also known as compressional resiliency.
The ability of a fabric to spring back to its original shape after being twisted, crushed, wrinkled, or distorted in any way.
Ability of a fabric to return to its original shape after compressing, bending or other deformation.

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