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What is "Tropical" - Definition & Explanation

A general term for crisp lightweight suiting fabrics. They often use fine or high twist yarns for a porous construction. May be a variety of fibers and weaves. Primarily used for warm weather suits.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Fabrics that have been coated with some substance to make them longer lasting, or impervious to water or other liquids. The uses are numerous and coating substances or materials include oil,...
Break a temporary interference with the growth of the wool, causing a marked thinning of all or a proportion of the fibre population, and producing distinct weaknesses in one part of the staple. It...
Wood that is the same but appears to be different shades at different viewing or illumination angles. This is often due to grain direction in plywood or veneer that is bookmatched. May be intentional...
a) Descriptive of textile materials the normal lustre (q.v.) of which has been reduced by physical or chemical means. b) The colour quality, an increase in which may be compared with the effect of...
A manufactured fiber composed of regenerated cellulose. Lyocell has a similar hand and drape as rayon, but is stronger, more durable, and in many cases machine washable. It has a subtle luster and is...

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