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What is "Woven Fabric" - Definition & Explanation

A woven fabric is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless measures are taken to counter this, such as the use of pinking shears or hemming.
Fabrics composed of two sets of yarns. One set of yarns, the warp, runs along the length of the fabric. The other set of yarns, the fill or weft, is perpendicular to the warp. Woven fabrics are held together by weaving the warp and the fill yarns over and under each other.
A woven is a cloth formed by weaving. It only stretches in the bias directions (between the warp and weft directions), unless the threads are elastic. Woven cloth usually frays at the edges, unless measures are taken to counter this, such as the use of pinking shears or hemming.
A fabric produced by interlacing warp and weft.
Fabric composed of at least two sets of yarns -- one warp (longitudinal) and one filling (crosswise) -- laced at right angles to each other.
The process of forming a fabric by interlacing vertical and horizontal yarns.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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