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What is "Bicomponent Yarn" - Definition & Explanation

A yarn with two different staple or filament components:
A plied yarn constructed of two different singles yarns.
A core-spun or other wrapped yarn.
A filament yarn combining two types of filaments.
A yarn having two different continuous filament components.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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