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What is "Sheer" - Definition & Explanation

A very thin, transparent or semi opaque fabric.
Sheer is a semi-transparent and flimsy cloth.
A thin, fine, semi transparent fabric.
Any very light-weight fabric such as chiffon, georgette, voile, or sheer crepe. They usually have an open weave and feel cool.
When applied to fabric, the term sheer refers to semi-transparent and flimsy cloth.
A term used to describe garments that are transparent and allow the body to be seen.
A thin, fine, transparent fabric. Opposite of opaque
Transparent, as in: Women usually wear sheer hosiery in warm weather.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A process for spinning partially or highly oriented filaments in which the spinning and drawing processes are integrated sequential stages. Most of the orientation in spin drawing is introduced...
General term for a chair with a wooden seat and separate leg assembly and spindle back. Originated in the 17 century around Windsor, England and also popular in America. For other types of chairs,...
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