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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.

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This final operation in yarn manufacture consists of the drawing, twisting, and the winding or the newly spun yarn onto a device such as a bobbin, spindle, cop. tube. cheese, etc. Spinning requires...

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