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What is "Tabby" - Definition & Explanation

A plain silk taffeta especially with moiré finish; also, a plain-woven fabric.
A term referring to a coat pattern that consists of two or more colors in a striped pattern.

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Any single filament, generally a coarser manufactured fiber. Monofilaments are generally spun individually, rather than being extruded through the spinneret in groups of filaments. Cross-sections may...
A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight. The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales...
Fibers of relatively short length, inches or cm. Most natural fibers (except silk) are staple fibers. Staple fibers must be twisted or spun into yarns. Staple fibers expose more fiber ends on the...
This is an important aspect of a fabric, the ability to take in moisture content which also effects other characteristics as stain removal, shrinkage, skin comfort, static build up, and water...
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of an ester of a substituted aromatic carboxylic acid, including but...

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