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What is "Splits" - Definition & Explanation

Two or more lengths of fabric that are woven side by side and subsequently separated from each other by cutting along lines formed by leaving one or more dents.

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Fraying at the cut edges may be prevented by the use of a leno edge (q.v.) or other suitable means.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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