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What is "Wool Top" - Definition & Explanation

Also referred to as worsted top, it is a continuous sliver from long, choice woolen fibers which are to be manufactured ultimately into worsted yarn The combing operation takes out the short fibers from the desired, choice stock.

Some other terms

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The ability of a fabric to resist such things as wetting and staining by water, stains, soil, etc. Resiliency - The ability of a fabric to spring back to its original shape after being t compounds to...
A combination or association of molecules that may be of one compound or two or more compounds that react, simultaneously or consecutively, to form a regular system of molecules (usually of high...
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85% by weight of an ester of a substituted aromatic carboxylic acid, including but...
A tight fitting garment, designed to reduce friction. Used to describe the type of shorts worn by runners or a kind of trunks or briefs worn by racing swimmers. Also used to describe a form of brief...
A silk, rayon, or manufactured fiber necktie fabric with a broken rib weave and a characteristic pebbly appearance. A fine, dress fabric with a silk warp and worsted filling, woven in a broken...

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