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What is "Grain" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 13-May-2023 (9 months, 14 days ago)
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Grain
In fabric, the internal arrangement of the fibers, the direction of a weave in a woven fabric.
Grain
In wood, the visible pattern made by pores and/or annual rings
Grain
In wood, the long direction of the wood cells.
Grain
Another word used for the length-wise (weft yarn) or the cross-wise / horizontal (warp yarn) threads of the fabric.
Grain
Another word used for the length wise (weft yarn) or cross-wise (warp yarn) threads of the fabric.
Grain
The lengthwise and crosswise threads (warp and weft directions) of a woven fabric.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Diaper 50
Diaper a fabric with a distinctive pattern; a rich silk fabric; a soft usually white linen or cotton fabric used for tablecloths or towels. A basic garment for infants consisting of a folder cloth...
The act of punching holes in JACQUARD CARDS according to a pattern or DESIGN DRAFT, so that when they are set up in the LOOM, they will control the weaving mechanism and the pattern will be woven...
A band (q.v.) that runs with clearly defined edges and that differs in appearance from the adjacent normal fabric. (It may be shady and may or may not run parallel with the picks). Bar is a general...
Slub 43
(woven fabric) - usually caused by an extra piece of yarn that is woven into fabric. It can also be caused by thick places in the yarn. Often is caused by fly waste being spun in yarn in the...
A type of carpet where the pile is inserted one row of tufts at a time, each row representing a section of the overall pattern. The tufts are `U'-shaped, and are anchored at the bottom into the...

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