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What is "Kemp" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 10-Mar-2023 (11 months, 15 days ago)
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Kemp
Coarse, white, dead animal-hair mixed with animal fibre which shows up in a finished yarn or fabric as a lighter colour.
Kemp
A short, coarse wool or hair fiber with a large (>60% of fiber diameter) unevenly developed medulla that causes uneven dyeing.

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