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What is "Snarl" - Definition & Explanation

A short length of warp or weft yarn that has twisted on itself owing to lively twist (see twist liveliness) or insufficient tension.
NOTE:
The snarling may occur during or prior to the weaving process.
A tangle of YARN.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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