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What is "Faux leather" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric made to imitate animal leather. Often a polyurethane laminate.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

1. FIBRE. General term used for immature, undeveloped cotton fibres. May cause increased nep-piness on the fabric and also may cause uneven dyeing. May show up as undyed specks, due to poor dye...
A sheer, woven, mercerized fabric of combed cotton or polyester/cotton resembling nainsook, only finer, with a lengthwise streak. A rayon fabric decorated with dobby woven stripes and jacquard...
Azo-free colorants are dyes and pigments that are free of the nitrogen-based compounds aromatic amines, also referred to as "Azos". These compounds are toxic and banned in the EU due to their...
A unit of thermal resistance. The insulation required to produce the necessary heat to keep an individual comfortable at 21 degrees Centigrade with air movement at .1 m/s. One clo is about equal to...
Refers to the process of washing with a cellulase enzyme -one which attacks the cellulose in the fabric- giving it a used, worn appearance and a desirable soft hand. The effect is similar to stone...

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