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What is "Light Weight" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 07-Apr-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 21 days ago)
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Light Weight
Having an airy weave. Used as a light weight base layer in apparel for aerobic activities and cool weather.

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