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a) The second of the three basic motions in weaving, in which the weft is passed through the warp shed. b) The rectification of the face and the back of a carpet after manufacture, including...
It is a fabric constructed with warp rib weave and is suitable as a dress...
The opal effect achieved on a fabric by dyeing the warp and weft threads different colours. The yarns are dyed first and then woven. When looking at the fabric from various angles it appears to alter...
A driven roller on a textile machine around which a yarn is passed in order to regulate its speed during the extrusion and further processing of certain man-made fibres. The roller may be heated in...
A synthetic substance used in corrective finishes to add body, reduce creasing, control shrinkage, produce luster in glazing, repel water or supply permanent...

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