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What is "End Down" - Definition & Explanation

A break of a warp thread in the loom, that, if not corrected, leads to a fault.
A break of a warp thread in the loom, that, if not corrected, leads to a fault. (See also broken end).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A yarn produced at the spinning frame by feeding a yarn through the delivery rollers only, simultaneously with the spinning of the staple fibres (q.v.) NOTE: The yarn fed through at the delivery...
A woven is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless...
A fabric whose weave is made up of 2 or 3 warp yarns or threads to every one weft. Weave with diagonal ribs and large number of variations. Diagonals may be set at sharp or blunt angles, may be...
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