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What is "Greige" - Definition & Explanation

A fabric that has not been bleached, dyed or finished after production. If woven sometimes called loomstate.
A term used to describe textile products prior to bleaching, dying or finishing. Some greige textiles may, however, contain dyed or finished yarns.
This is the name for bleached or unbleached woven cotton fabric that is used for dyeing or printing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Fibers of relatively short length, inches or cm. Most natural fibers (except silk) are staple fibers. Staple fibers must be twisted or spun into yarns. Staple fibers expose more fiber ends on the...
A driven roller on a textile machine around which a yarn is passed in order to regulate its speed during the extrusion and further processing of certain man-made fibres. The roller may be heated in...
A cylindrical or slightly tapered barrel, with or without flanges, for holding slubbings, rovings (q.v.) or yarns. (The term is usually qualified to indicate the purpose for which it is used, e.g....
Also called gassing, singeing is a process applied to both yarns and fabrics to produce an even surface by burning off projecting fibres, yarn ends, and fuzz. This is accomplished by passing the...
The yarns that result after undegoing the texturizing process, which can create crimping, looping, and otherwise modify the filament yarn for the purpose of increasing cover, abrasion resistance,...

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