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What is "Woof" - Definition & Explanation

Woven threads/yarn in a fabric which run across the width of the fabric, see also Warp
In weaving a chair seat, the strands that are woven across the weft (from side rung to side rung) forming a pattern.
The woof is the same thing as the weft.
Comes from the Anglo-Saxon 'owef'. It is another name for the warp or warp yarn. Sometimes in advertising textiles, the word has been used to imply filling yarn, and made to interchange with the other term, weft.
Horizontal fibers in fabric; also called weft or filling.
A filling thread or yarn in weaving.
The threads that cross the warp of a woven fabric; the weft.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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