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What is "Gaging Thread" - Definition & Explanation

A heavy thread temporarily woven near the edge of a fabric. It is withdrawn, after weaving, leaving the filling threads forming a loop selvedge. Similar to Catch cord.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to...

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