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What is "Pill" - Definition & Explanation

A fuzzy ball caused by the rolling up of abraded surface fibers.
A tangled ball of fibers that appears on the surface of a fabric, as a result of wear or continued friction or rubbing on the surface of the fabric.
A tangled ball of fibers that appears on the surface of a fabric, as a result of wear or continued friction or rubbing on the surface of the fabric. Occurs as a result of fibers loosening from the fabric surface to form balls of matted fiber particles.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Made from cotton, linen, rayon in a plain or twill weave. Quality and price vary a great deal. The warp counts are finer than the filling counts which are spun rather loose. Strong substantial and...

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