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What is "Bleached" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 20-Mar-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 10 days ago)
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Bleached
A Chemical treatment to remove impurities and whiten the fabric. It can be done either in preparation for dyeing and finishing or to obtain clean whites in finished fabric.

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