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What is "Abbotsford" - Definition & Explanation

Dress-weight fabric with muted check design. One side is slightly napped. Usually made from cotton, wool, viscose, modal or acrylic.

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An engineered fabric made from two or more components. One component is often a strong fiber such as fiberglass, Kevlar®, or carbon fiber that gives the material its tensile strength, while another...

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