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What is "Count" - Definition & Explanation

A measure of linear density.
A numerical designation of yarn size indicating the relationship of length to weight.
The number of warp yarns (ends) and filling yarns (picks) per inch in a woven fabric, or the number of wales and courses per inch in a knit fabric. For example, a fabric count of 68 x 52 indicates 68 ends per inch in the warp and 52 picks per inch in the filling.
The weight to length ratio of yarn/fiber or depending on the direct or indirect system usage, which is used to find out the finenessof the Faber.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A tough medium to heavyweight coarsely woven plain weave fabric, usually made of a cotton or cotton/poly blend. Lower grades of the unfinished fabric are used for such industrial purposes as bags,...

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