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What is "Ribbed" - Definition & Explanation

To form vertical ridges in knitting.
A style of fabric with raised ridges running parallel to one another.
Woven with raised vertical ribs.
An undulating ridged texture, like a person's rib cage showing through the skin.

Some other terms

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A design for menís drawers in which the pattern calls for additional fabric to be provided in the rear panels. This creates a "balloon" effect over the seat, providing for ease of movement with less...
A Yarn Formed From An Elastomer., Note 1: Elastomeric Yarn May Either Be Incorporated Into Fabric In The Bare State Or Wrapped With Relatively Inextensible Fibres. Wrapping Is Done By Covering (see...
A plain-weave, stiff fabric with thick-and-thin yarns in both the warp and the filling. The fabric was originally made of linen but is now duplicated in 100% polyester or a variety of blends such as...

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