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What is "Singles Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A thread produced by a single unit of a spinning machine, extrusion machine or silk-reeling machine.
Refers to the individual yarn that is spun prior to twisting. Most threads are formed by taking two or more singles yarns and twisting them together.
An unplied yarn consisting of fibers all spun in the same direction.

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