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What is "Spun Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A yarn made by taking a group of short staple fibers, which have been cut from the longer continuous filament fibers, and then twisting these short staple fibers together to form a single yarn, which is then used for weaving or knitting fabrics.
Yarn created by twisting together short man-made fibers, often fuzzy and warm.
A textile yarn spun from staple-length fiber.

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