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What is "Novelty" - Definition & Explanation

A general term that refers to a fabric that is not basic or common, i.e. one that has unusual or special effects in the yarn, weave, coloring or finishing.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A fabric in which certain yarns project from a foundation texture and form a pile on the surface. Pile yarns may be cut or uncut in the fabric. Corduroy and velveteen are examples of cut filling pile...
Some resin treatments or finishes given cotton, rayon, nylon or blended fabrics, may cause goods to retain varying amounts of chlorine when laundered or bleached with chlorine. his can cause...
An adhesive compound applied for the purpose of locking pile yarn tufts into a carpet backing, bonding a secondary backing to a primary backing, increasing the fabric body or stiffness, and...
A finishing process to produce a pattern on a fabric by passing it through a calender in which a heated metal bowl engraved with the pattern works against a relatively soft bowl built up of...
BIMINI top: A canvas roof, attached to a collapsible frame, that provides shelter/shade from the sun on the flying bridge of a pleasure craft. Usually made from one of the popular outdoor marine...

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