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What is "Fibre" - Definition & Explanation

A material used to make textiles which is flexible, fine, and has a high ratio of length to thickness.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Cotton and Linen or blend of rayon staple and cotton, usually in a dobby weave with a smooth, clear finish and small diamond-shaped figures with a dot in the center of each. The pattern suggests the...
A waxy or oiled-finished leather These leathers lighten when stretched, bent, or "pulled up". They are categorized as natural because they do not have a thick top coat. They have a nice hand, and...
A strong, rugged cloth made with a pronounced raised cord on a 63-degree twill weave. The weaves used for calvary twill and elastique are the same. Cavalry twill has a somewhat coarser rib effect...
A union suit is a type of one-piece long underwear long favored by men in North America until recent times. Historically made of red flannel with long arms and long legs, it could be buttoned...
A finishing process that brings the fabric in contact with sandpaper or another abrasive material. This may be done to raise surface fiber, impart a peached or sueded hand or to create a surface...

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