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What is "Parachute Cloth" - Definition & Explanation

Lightweight, strong, compact fabric used for outerwear, luggage and parachutes.
A close-weave, lightweight, synthetic fibre or silk fabric with high bursting and tearing strengths.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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