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What is "Leotards" - Definition & Explanation

The knitted item popularly used by acrobats and dancers fixed in one piece with tail which shows between legs.
tights: skintight knit hose covering the body from the waist to the feet worn by acrobats and dancers and as stockings by women and girls.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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These are the most commonly seen types of hosiery:Control Top Pantyhose: provides shaping support in the panty section. Fishnet Hose: Generally, a loosely woven diamond pattern that can either be...
The property of material to deform (usually to elongate) in proportion to the load applied and to recover its original shape when the load is release, i.e. the property of a material by virtue of...
Any twill weave which runs from the left. The twill or diagonal line on the face of the fabric will run from the upper left-hand corner to the lower right-hand corner of the fabric. Leight Weight-...
White cloudiness of a wood finish due to entrapped moisture. The common causes are applying finish in humid conditions or exposure to moisture, usually accompanied by heat, such as hot food or drink....

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