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What is "Elastic" - Definition & Explanation

Easily stretched rubber usually prepared in cords, strings or bands. An elastic fiber is usually made of yarns containing rubber.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured...
Originally, textiles such as cotton were coated in oil to create resistance to moisture. Now, resins from plastics are used instead of oil. Olefin is a very versatile fiber with excellent...
a manufactured fiber in which the fiber-form substance is cellulose acetate (FTC definition). Acetate fabrics are fast-drying, wrinkle and shrinkage resistant, crisp or soft in hand depending upon...
Ornamental embroidered effect in which extra filling yarn is shot through cloth at regular intervals during weaving. The extra fillings are floated between designs and later cut or clipped for...
a weave in which the warp yarns are arranged in pairs with one twisted around the other between picks of feeling yarn as in marquisette. This type of weave gives firmness and strength to an...

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