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What is "Ulster" - Definition & Explanation

A long loose overcoat of Irish origin made of heavy material, as frieze.
A fitted double-breasted coat which has several capes, first made from frieze (coase wool with shaggy mat on one side made in Ulster, Ireland).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Results when a fiber or fabric will neither stretch or shrink. Relaxation shrinkage is when fibers, when elongated during weaving or finishing relax to their natural size after being washed....
A knitted fabric with a rib pattern. Depending upon the usage, the pattern can be altered to exhibit different rib effects. Rib fabric is used mainly in round necks and cuffs for certain types of...
A unit of thermal resistance. The insulation required to produce the necessary heat to keep an individual comfortable at 21 degrees Centigrade with air movement at .1 m/s. One clo is about equal to...

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