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What is "Metallic" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 11-Mar-2024 (4 months, 5 days ago)
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Metallic
A highly lustrous, reflective fabric that has the appearance of metal. May be coated or made from synthetic yarns in metallic colors.

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