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What is "Enzyme" - Definition & Explanation

A protein that catalyzes a biochemical reaction, usually speeding it up. Enzymes are vital components of any living organism.

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The forced circulation of dye liquor through packages of fibre, yarn or fabric, without limitation of temperature. NOTE: The use of the term "pressure dyeing" in this connection is deprecated. (See...
General term for a chair with a wooden seat and separate leg assembly and spindle back. Originated in the 17 century around Windsor, England and also popular in America. For other types of chairs,...
Dye bath reuse is the practice of recycling the water used in dye baths for subsequent baths. The water conserved through the bath's reuse is substantial, as anywhere from 10 -50% of dye from one...
A modification of a plain weave in which two or more warp yarns weave together as one and two or more weft yarns weave together as one. NOTE: The basic hopsack weaves may be modified in a number of...
A yarn that is intentionally produced to have a special or unique effect. These effects can be produced by twisting together uneven single yarns, by using yarns that contain irregularities, or by...

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