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What is "Shellac" - Definition & Explanation

Clear wood finish. Its solvent is alcohol (methylated spirits, British).

Some other terms

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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...
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(Breaking Stregth) - The strength shown by a fiber, yarn, or fabric to resist breaking under pressure. It is the actual number of pounds of resistance that a fabric will give before the material is...

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