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What is "Staple" - Definition & Explanation

A u-shaped fastener that secures fabric to the wood frame.
Any filament, fibre, or yarn that can be made into fabric or cloth, and the resulting material itself. The word originally referred only to woven fabrics but now includes knitted, bonded, felted, and tufted fabrics as well.
Staple is the raw material, or its length and quality, of fiber from which textiles are made.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Heavily fulled twill wool cotton that resembles the animal of that name. Has softer body and longer nap than kersey and melton. If term is used, it must be referred to as imitation beaver cloth to...
A finishing process in which a substance - like rubber, resin or synthetic compounds - covers the fabric on one or both sides. Polyurethane is a common coating for outerwear. Coating typically aids...
A term used to describe fabrics which have been joined together through the use of a high-strength reinforcing scrim or base fabrics between two plies of flexible thermoplastic film.. It can a bonded...
Dye bath reuse is the practice of recycling the water used in dye baths for subsequent baths. The water conserved through the bath's reuse is substantial, as anywhere from 10 -50% of dye from one...
White cloudiness of a wood finish due to entrapped moisture. The common causes are applying finish in humid conditions or exposure to moisture, usually accompanied by heat, such as hot food or drink....

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