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What is "Weight" - Definition & Explanation

Usually measured in ounces per yard.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

a) Yorkshire Warping, Scotch Warping and Silk-System Warping A two-stage machine method of preparing a warp on beam and that consists of: 1. winding the warp in sections onto a reel (drum, mill or...
A fabric whose weave is made up of 2 or 3 warp yarns or threads to every one weft. Weave with diagonal ribs and large number of variations. Diagonals may be set at sharp or blunt angles, may be...
A long crease mark in a dyed or finished textile and that runs approximately in the length direction. NOTE: The marks are caused during wet processing in the rope form and may be the result of: a)...
A method of folding finished fabric in which the fabric is first folded in half widthwise, then folded back and forth in equal lengths. Finally, the fold edge on each side is folded to the inside,...
Extruded yarn that has been subjected to a stretching or drawing process which orientates the long-chain molecules of which the yarn is composed, in the direction of the filament axis. NOTE: On...

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