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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:

A tightly woven jacquard fabric with a warp effect in the figure which is raised to give a puffed appearance. The puff effect is created by several kinds of fillings', tension weaving of a linen: or...
A concave circular surface found on a spindle or edge molding. Cove molding is usually a concave wood or rubber molding used as a transition between a horizontal surface (floor, celing, countertop)...
Consist of a filament base yarn, with an exterior wrapping of loose fiber which has not been twisted into a yarn. Polyester filament is often wrapped with a cotton outer layer in order to provide the...
Results when a fiber or fabric will neither stretch or shrink. Relaxation shrinkage is when fibers, when elongated during weaving or finishing relax to their natural size after being washed....
A general term to describe fabrics with a blister (pucker) on the surface. The blister may be created by several different methods such as printing with caustic soda or other chemicals, by weaving...

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