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What is "Weight Of Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

There are three ways by which fabric is sold. 1. Ounces per linear yard: a 14-ounce covert topcoating, a 22-ounce melton overcoating. 2. Yards to the pound: a 3. 60 airplane cloth, a 4. 00 filling sateen. 3. Ounces per square yard: a 3. 75 acetate satin, a 6. 00 nylon organdy.
This term describes the variety of ways that fabric is sold: Ounces per linear yard, Yards per pound, and Ounces per square yard.
A description or classification of many fabrics by weight per yard.

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