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What is "Tropical" - Definition & Explanation

A general term for crisp lightweight suiting fabrics. They often use fine or high twist yarns for a porous construction. May be a variety of fibers and weaves. Primarily used for warm weather suits.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

An imperfection, characterized by a ridge or mark running in the crosswise or lengthwise directions of the fabric. Barrˇs can be caused by tension variations in the knitting process, poor quality...
The density of a material divided by the density of water. Expressed as a number greater than 0. Materials with specific gravity less than 1.00 will float and materials with specific gravity greater...
To align strands of FILLING YARN and push them up close together as they are woven. The REED accomplishes this by advancing and receding from the cloth after each passage of the SHUTTLE, driving each...
A term broadly applied to the sturdier types of fabricsmade of the coarser grades of wool. Tweed fabricsoriginally derived their interest from the coloreffectsobtained by mixing stock-dyedwools. More...
A fabric knitted on a circular knitting machine using interlocking loops and a double stitch on a double needle frame to form a fabric with double thickness. It is the same on both sides. Today, most...

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