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What is "Course" - Definition & Explanation

The rows of loops or stitches running across a knitted fabric. Corresponds to the weft or filling in woven goods.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Spandex or elastane is a synthetic fiber known for its exceptional elasticity (stretchability). It is stronger and more durable than rubber, its major plant competitor. It was invented in 1959 by...
(eyelet) - Formed by a contoured patch of zig-zag stitching, followed by a cut---a portion of which is circular. Eyelet buttonholes are usually used on heavy fabrics and/or with large buttons. A gimp...
A fabric composed of two sets of yarns and formed by weaving, which is the interlacing of these sets. By using various combinations of the three basic weaves (plain, twill and satin), it is possible...
Period of assembly time when the adhesive film is not exposed to the air, but prior to the time that pressure has been applied. Compare with Open Time. Adhesives that bond on contact have little or...
A finish achieved with engraved rollers which press the design into the fabnc. causing the crushed and uncrushed parts to reflect light differently (called "Water-Marked'". Sometimes it is done with...

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