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What is "Best Fiber" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 27-Apr-2024 (2 months, 23 days ago)
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Best Fiber
A soft and strong wooly fiber, such as flax, hemp, jute which are obtained from the inner base of the stem.

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Sheeting

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