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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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Warp stripes that occur at regular intervals across part or all of the fabric width as the result of tension variation in the sections during section warping or because of differential dyeability of...

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