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What is "Petrochemical" - Definition & Explanation

A commercially-used chemical derived from petroleum or natural gas.

Some other terms

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This is the wool that is taken from sheep before they reach the age of 7 months. It is soft, slippery, resilient and smooth and has superior spinning properties. It is used in fine grade woolen...
A machine on which the weaving is done. The warp (lengthwise) threads are secured on the loom through the eyes of heddles and attached to the loom beam at the front of the loom. The filling...
Can be either a cotton or wool fabric, woven in a plain open weave, similar to cheesecloth, and dyed in the piece. Cotton bunting is often woven with plied yarns. Wool bunting is woven with worsted...
A process of passing cloths between one or more rollers (or calenders), usually under carefully controlled heat and pressure, to produce a variety of surface effects or textures in a fabric such as...
An environmentally-friendly alternative. These products and finishes are nonflammable and odorless. They offer reduced exposure to toxic materials and help reduce environmental pollution. Water-based...

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