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What is "Yard" - Definition & Explanation

A 36-inch measure in America. The American yard is 1/100,000 of an inch longer than the English yard.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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Two or more yarns (at least one of which is folded) (see yarn, doubled) that have been twisted together in one or more operations. NOTE: a) Combinations of folded yarns and single yarns may be...
A fabric knitted on a circular knitting machine using interlocking loops and a double stitch on a double needle frame to form a fabric with double thickness. It is the same on both sides. Today, most...
Layering involves the use of a comfort or base layer; an insulation layer; and a protection layer. The base layer comprises clothing worn next to the skin. Perspiration drying on the skin can cause...
Lengths of fabric, several plies high, which have been spread on a cutting table ready for cutting. The fabric is subsequently cut in accordance with a cutting plan which is usually designed to...

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