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What is "Teflon" - Definition & Explanation

A water repellent, stain resistant finish applied to fabric. Trademark of Du Pont Co.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Leather that has an opaque color coat and clear top coat. Defects are removed during the tanning process. Finished leather has been buffed and embossed during manufacture to make the hide more...
Another largely historic fabric that was popular in the 14th and 15th centuries. It was a very beautiful fabric which was often stripped with gold or silver. It had a satin base and was diapered like...
A fabric in the condition in which it leaves the loom or knitting machine, i.e. before any bleaching, dyeing or finishing treatment has been given to it. NOTE: In some countries, particularly on...
A cravat is the neckband that was the forerunner of the modern tailored necktie. From the end of the 16th century the term "band" applied to any long strip of cloth worn round the neck that was not a...
One of the softest fabrics made. Named from the American-Indian term “shale” meaning soft. Usually plain weave fabrics printed with delicate floral patterns, in Persian or cravat effects. ...

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