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What is "Wax coated" - Definition & Explanation

Refers to fabric that has been coated with wax or paraffin to alter the hand or appearance or to make the fabric water repellent.

Some other terms

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It is a long six-yard garment that Indian women drape around as an garment. It is one of the most popular wear amongst women all over in India and it is produced in different rich fabrics like silk,...
The raising of fibers on the face of the goods by means of teasels or rollers covered with card clothing (steel wires) that are about one inch in height. Action by either method raises the protruding...
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 general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured...
a) Descriptive of textile materials the normal lustre (q.v.) of which has been reduced by physical or chemical means. b) The colour quality, an increase in which may be compared with the effect of...

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