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What is "Storm Flap" - Definition & Explanation

A strip of fabric covering the zipper or snap closure of the jacket and its pocket.
A strip of fabric sewn under or over the front zip or snap closure of an outerwear garment to protect against wind and moisture.
A strip of fabric that covers the zipper or snap closure of a jacket. Storm flaps can also be sewn on the inside of the zipper.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Plush (from French peluche) is a textile fabric having a cut nap or pile the same as fustian or velvet. Originally the pile of plush consisted of mohair or worsted yarn, but now silk by itself or...
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The term used for passing fabric through big continuous ovens called stenters. In addition to just drying stenters can align fabrics, set fabrics, apply chemicals to fabrics via pad mangles. Stenter...

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