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What is "Waist" - Definition & Explanation

A garment or part of a garment covering the body from the neck to the waistline or just below; bodice; blouse.
Measure around the natural waist over a shirt.

Some other terms

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A yarn produced at the spinning frame by feeding a yarn through the delivery rollers only, simultaneously with the spinning of the staple fibres (q.v.) NOTE: The yarn fed through at the delivery...
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A knitting method that creates a fine textured surface that appears similar to a birdsnest or waffle weave. Plackets (Slits in Apparel Forming a Closure) A small boxed area at the bottom of where the...

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