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What is "Wickability" - Definition & Explanation

the ability of a fabric to transfer liquids, usually perspiration, along its fibres and away from the wearer's skin by capillary action.
The ability of a fiber or a fabric to disperse moisture and allow it to pass through to the surface of the fabric, so that evaporation can take place.
The ability of a fiber to transport moisture away from the skin.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Plain-weave, medium- or light-weight fabrics. Can beeither carded orcombed cotton or cotton blend yarns.Usually woven on a boxloom. Coloredand white yarnsor multicolored yarns form the pattern....

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