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What is "Lining" - Definition & Explanation

Fabric applied to the reverse side of window treatments, slip covers or skirts to make a finished look.
A fabric that is used to cover the inside of a garment to provide a finished look. Generally, the lining is made of a smooth lustrous fabric.
A component of a garment or other article and that consists of a single layer or multiple layers of fabric attached along one or more edges to the main fabric.
An extra layer of fabric sewn into the inside of a garment for added comfort or modesty.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A method of producing nonwoven fabric in a continuous process. Polymer is extruded through a spinneret and the resulting filaments are cooled and laid down in a web along a continuous conveyor belt....
A process which reduces the linear density of an assembly of fibres. Drafting typically occurs in the early stages of producing yarns from staple fibres. Draw spinning: A process for spinning...
Comes from the Anglo-Saxon 'owef'. It is another name for the warp or warp yarn. Sometimes in advertising textiles, the word has been used to imply filling yarn, and made to interchange with the...
Mercerisation alters the chemical structure of the cotton fibre. The structure of the fibre changes from alpha-cellulose to beta-cellulose. Mercerising results in the swelling of the cell wall which...
This is usually an outdoor chair made of wood slats. The back and seat are slanted as it was orginally designed to sit on a steep mountain incline. It was invented by Thomas Lee in 1903. For free...

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