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What is "Sheer" - Definition & Explanation

A very thin, transparent or semi opaque fabric.
Sheer is a semi-transparent and flimsy cloth.
A thin, fine, semi transparent fabric.
Any very light-weight fabric such as chiffon, georgette, voile, or sheer crepe. They usually have an open weave and feel cool.
When applied to fabric, the term sheer refers to semi-transparent and flimsy cloth.
A term used to describe garments that are transparent and allow the body to be seen.
A thin, fine, transparent fabric. Opposite of opaque
Transparent, as in: Women usually wear sheer hosiery in warm weather.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A crisp, sheer, lightweight plain-weave fabric, with a medium to high yarn count, made of silk, rayon, nylon, or polyester. The fabric is used primarily in evening and wedding apparel for women. It...
A changeable colour effect on a lustrous or shiny fabric in which the warp yarns and weft yarns are of contrasting colours. NOTE: The fabric normally has a plain weave or a 2/2 twill weave when...
A method of coloring fabric made with strategically placed yarns of 2 or more different fibers. A pre-planned effect becomes visible by dyeing the fabric in different dye baths, one for each of the...
Ability of a fiber or fabric to carry electrical charges. Fabrics with low conductivity build up static electric charges and can cling or produce static shocks. Cling and conductivity are also...
The act of exposing bobbing of filling yarn to steam or to a spray of conditioning solution in order to set the twist, to remove kinks from the yarn, and to prevent its kinking in subsequent...

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