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What is "Slack Pick" - Definition & Explanation

A weft thread or part of a weft thread that has been woven into the cloth at a lower tension than the adjacent normal picks.

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a) Fabric A length of finished fabric of less than a customary unit (piece) length. b) Finishing 1. Each passage of a length of fabric through a machine, for example in jig-dyeing. 2. A joint...

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