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What is "Showerproof" - Definition & Explanation

So to treat a textile fabric as to delay the absorption and penetration of water.
NOTE:
In the case of a fabric, a degree of permeability to air is retained.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A yarn composed of one or more filaments (q.v.) that run the whole length of the yarn. NOTE: Yarns of one filament and yarns of several filaments are referred to as mono-filament and...
A yarn made by taking a group of short staple fibers, which have been cut from the longer continuous filament fibers, and then twisting these short staple fibers together to form a single yarn, which...
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...

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