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What is "Absorbency under load" - Definition & Explanation

The weight of fluid in grams that can be absorbed by 1 gram of fibre, yarn or fabric which has been subject to a pressure of 0. 25 lb/in2 before wetting.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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