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What is "Undergarment" - Definition & Explanation

A garment to be worn under another.
Undergarments, also called "underwear," "lingerie" (undergarments for women), or sometimes "intimate clothing," are clothes worn next to the skin, usually under other clothes.

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Also referred to as worsted top, it is a continuous sliver from long, choice woolen fibers which are to be manufactured ultimately into worsted yarn The combing operation takes out the short fibers...
A general classification of strong, firm, closely woven fabrics usually made with cotton. A heavier, open weave comprised of plied yarns (a number of single yarns, usually three, twisted together)....
a) Fabric A length of finished fabric of less than a customary unit (piece) length. b) Finishing 1. Each passage of a length of fabric through a machine, for example in jig-dyeing. 2. A joint...
Turns inserted in opposite directions and in equal numbers in adjacent elements of yarn, silver (q.v.) or similar aggregations of fibres or filaments, and that are characterised by their temporary...
A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...

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