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What is "Beating Up" - Definition & Explanation

The third of the three basic motions in weaving, in which the pick of the weft yarn(s) left in the warp shed is forced to the fell (q.v.) of the fabric.
The last operation of the loom in weaving, in which the last pick inserted in the fabric is "beat" into position against the preceding picks.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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