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What is "Rep" - Definition & Explanation

A plain weave fabric with ridges in the filling. Used for drapery, upholstery, neckties, robes.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(polyolefin/polypropylene) - A manufactured fiber characterized by its light weight, high strength, and abrasion resistance. Olefin is also good at transporting moisture, creating a wicking action....
In societies with Jewish and / or Christian traditions, certain types of ceremonial clothing are associated with particular occasions. Birth Many Western religions welcome a new-born child into...
Short fibers, typically ranging from 1/2 inch up to 18 inches long. Wool, cotton, and flax exist only as staple fibers. Manufactured staple fibers are cut to a specific length from the continuous...
An open-width fabric-finishing machine in which the selvedges are so held by attachments to a pair of endless travelling chains that the fabric is finished to a specified width. NOTE: a)...
A high speed yarn spinning process that creates yarn by transferring twist from previously formed yarn to fiber or sliver continuously fed into the spinning machine. The twisting may be done by...

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