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What is "Under-press" - Definition & Explanation

To press the underside of a garment section during manufacturing to open the seams and give it shape.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A vest is a type of men's garment. The term has different meanings in the United Kingdom and the United States. In the UK, a vest is an undergarment typically taking the form of a white sleeveless...
Dyeing under pressure higher than atmospheric pressure with the object of raising the temperature of the dye liquor above its normal boiling point. NOTE: The term "pressure dyeing" in this...
These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...
Color is applied to the fabric by spraying dye on the surface with a compressed air gun. Multiple colors maybe applied by using a different stencil for each color. Ombre or tie dye effects may be...
More or less interchangeable with the term permanent press, but actually more precise. Durable press implies that the shape retention properties of a garment are excellent and durable for the life of...

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