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What is "Roving" - Definition & Explanation

A collection of relatively fine fibrous strands used in the later or final processes of preparation for spinning.
A roving is a long rope of fibers where all of the fibers are going parallel to the roving.
The loosely twisted strand of cotton FIBERS from the time it leaves the SLUBBER until it goes through the SPINNER FRAMES and becomes YARN.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The ability of a cloth to hold or pleat or a crease, which has been intentionally created, through the use of a heat treatment. Heat setting of thermoplastic fibers causes creases to be permanently...
Plain, medium weight, cotton weave of a medium weight that is firm, smooth, with no gloss. Warps and washes very well. It is made from both carded and combed yarns. Percale sheeting is the finest...
A fabric knitted on a circular knitting machine using interlocking loops and a double stitch on a double needle frame to form a fabric with double thickness. It is the same on both sides. Today, most...
Pronounced pee-kay is a cotton used in many polo shirts and is generally distinguished as a waffle weave. It is slightly thicker and is valued by golfers, as this fabric does not show perspiration...
Generally applied to a type of fabric finish in which a low nap is brushed in one direction to create a soft suede-like hand on the fabric surface. End-uses include billiard table surfaces and men's'...

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