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What is "Storm Flap" - Definition & Explanation

A strip of fabric covering the zipper or snap closure of the jacket and its pocket.
A strip of fabric sewn under or over the front zip or snap closure of an outerwear garment to protect against wind and moisture.
A strip of fabric that covers the zipper or snap closure of a jacket. Storm flaps can also be sewn on the inside of the zipper.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

(woven fabric) - usually caused by an extra piece of yarn that is woven into fabric. It can also be caused by thick places in the yarn. Often is caused by fly waste being spun in yarn in the...
A method of printing resulting in short fibers, rather than color, being applied in a design to the surface of the fabric. The fabric may be printed with an adhesive and the fiber dusted onto it, or...
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A DuPont trademark for its spandex fiber. Any time you see this fiber listed on a label, expect comfort, movement, and shape retention that won't wash away. Lycra increases the life of a garment,...

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