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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:

Two or more lengths of fabric that are woven side by side and subsequently separated from each other by cutting along lines formed by leaving one or more dents. NOTE: Fraying at the cut edges may...
Some polymeric fibres are spun by melting the polymer to a liquid state. The liquid is forced through the spinner opening under pressure and cooled by a jet of air to form the filament. Nylon can be...
Certain treatments to achieve a desired effect or performance, dry being those applied mechanically. Dry finishes are generally considered environmentally preferable and consumer friendly as they use...
A type of durable press finish in which the finish is applied to the fabric by the mill, but the garment manufacturer completes the cure of the finish by applying heat, using an oven, or press, or...
A fabric composed of two sets of yarns and formed by weaving, which is the interlacing of these sets. By using various combinations of the three basic weaves (plain, twill and satin), it is possible...

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