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What is "Wick" - Definition & Explanation

A woven or a braided narrow fabric or a yarn or a group of yarns that has/have particularly good capillary properties.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A chemical process for eliminating vegetable matter from animal fibres such as wool by degrading it to an easily friable (readily crumbled) condition. The process usually involves treatment with an...
The application of a liquor or a paste to textiles, either by passing the material through a bath and subsequently through squeeze rollers, or by passing it through squeeze rollers, the bottom one of...
In performance garments, high tenacity stretch fabric which, when in a close fitting garment, provides muscles with a firm compression fit that lessons vibrations, reduces fatigue, and keeps muscles...
a) Descriptive of worsted yarns produced from dry-combed top. b) Descriptive of coarse linen yarn spun from air-dry roving (q.v.) c) Descriptive of man-made filaments the coagulation of which is...
Policy where furniture, fabric, lighting or wallcoverings are sold exclusively through or to retailers, upholsterers, designers and architects at wholesale showrooms. Retail clients may sometimes be...

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