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What is "Yarn slippage" - Definition & Explanation

The resulting opening of the weave when fabric lacks the tensile strength to prevent shifting at the seams. When you apply force, the yarns in the fabric slip to open up the weave, but not the seam (yet).

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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