What is "Smock" - Definition & Explanation

A light loose garment worn especially for protection of clothing while working.
  • Duster: a loose coverall (coat or frock) reaching down to the ankles
  • Embellish by sewing in lines crossing each other diagonally; "The folk dancers wore smocked shirts"
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    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....
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    A twill weave in silk, rayon, or very fine, worsted cotton. A very soft, light fabric that is noted for its soft finish and feel. It is usually printed with small figures on a dark or light...
    An antimicrobial that effectively controls or kills at least 3 of the basic microorganism groups. This term is important to help give a specific encompassing term to technologies that offer...
    A type of carpet where the pile is inserted one row of tufts at a time, each row representing a section of the overall pattern. The tufts are `U'-shaped, and are anchored at the bottom into the...

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