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What is "Handle" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 05-Feb-2023 (1 year, 3 months, 25 days ago)
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Handle
The subjective assessment of the roughness, smoothness, harshness, pliability, thickness, etc., of a textile material and that is obtained by the sense of touch.
Handle
A subjective assessment of the quality of the feel of the fibre. May be different than fineness.

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