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What is "Encapsulation" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 26-May-2023 (10 months, 20 days ago)
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Encapsulation
A process in which the fibers of a fabric are coated with a filmy substance to create certain high performance qualities, such as breathability.

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