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What is "Abrasion Resistance" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of the textile surface to resist wear by friction.
The ability of a fiber or fabric to withstand surface wear and rubbing.
The degree by which a fabric is able to withstand loss of appearance through surface wear, rubbing, chafing, and other frictional actions.
The degree to which a fabric is able to withstand surface wear, rubbing, chafing, and other friction forces.
The ability to withstand the effects of repeated wearing, rubbing, scrapping, etc.
The ability of a fabric to withstand loss of appearance and function through the destructive action of rubbing. Fabrics labeled as abrasion-resistant are typically highly durable and long lasting.
The degree to which a yarn or fabric is able to withstand surface wear due to rubbing or chafing with another surface. Comparative abrasion resistance of various fibres are.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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