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What is "Netting" - Definition & Explanation

A lightweight or heavy open-construction fabric made byknotting ortwistingyarns together, thereby forminggeometric patterns such assquares orhexagons.Ranges in weight from very sheer to very heavy fabrics, from finenets to fishing or laundry nets.
This refers to the warp and weft woven materials of grasscloth, rushcloth, jute weaves, etc.
Nets made of either fiber or wire rope and used as a covering for hawse pipes, chock openings, etc., as landings in cage masts, and under spars in lieu of foot-ropes.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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