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What is "Grain" - Definition & Explanation

In fabric, the internal arrangement of the fibers, the direction of a weave in a woven fabric.
In wood, the long direction of the wood cells.
In wood, the visible pattern made by pores and/or annual rings
Another word used for the length-wise (weft yarn) or the cross-wise / horizontal (warp yarn) threads of the fabric.
Another word used for the length wise (weft yarn) or cross-wise (warp yarn) threads of the fabric.
The lengthwise and crosswise threads (warp and weft directions) of a woven fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A bast fiber obtained from the Hibiscus cannabinus plant. The stalk of this plant varies in height from 8 to 12 feet and is about half an inch in diameter. Kenaf is mostly produced in India and...
Basic internal structure or skeleton of an upholstered piece. Kiln-dried hardwood is best for durability in wooden frames, but often engineered wood products are used. Metals are also used in marine...
A method of printing by passing the fabric over metal rollers on which the design has been engraved. One roller is used for each color. Used for printing long runs with good register and a clear,...
a) The characteristic of the visual sensation that enables the eye to distinguish differences in its quality, such as may be caused by differences in the spectral distribution of light rather than by...
The quantity of heat absorbed or released by a substance undergoing a change of state, such as ice changing to water or water to steam, at constant temperature and pressure. When a solid material is...

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