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What is "Thermal Insulation" - Definition & Explanation

The ability of a fabric to retain heat.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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A float weave made in many fabrics. The name comes from a French word meaning birds nest. Its patterns are regular and open. Honey comb fabric is also known as Diamond Weave. It is found in...
A tracksuit is a article of clothing consisting of two parts- trousers and a jacket. It was originally intended for use in sports mainly as what athletes wore over the clothes they competed in to be...
(Ultraviolet Protection Factor) The UPF rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation from reaching the skin. UPF ratings range from 15 to 50 with higher...
Abrasion test for fabric.. Fabric is pulled taut and rubbed in both the warp and filling directions, using a piece of cotton duck fabric as the abradant. The number of cycles, or double rubs, endured...

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