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What is "Braid" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 03-Jul-2024 (17 days ago)
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Braid
To braid is to interweave or twine three or more separate strands of one or more materials in a diagonally overlapping pattern.
Braid
A narrow textile structure formed by plaiting several strands of yarn. Braid is usually used in trimming. Braids may also be made by plaiting several strips of fabric.
Braid
Sometimes called passementerie or spaghetti by dress manufacturers who use it for trimming or binding. Usually refers to woven or plaited flat, round, or tubular narrow fabrics.
Braid
A woven metallic or fiber layer applied over wire or cable to act as a protective barrier or shielding.

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