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Qiviut:
hair from the musk ox. Qiviut is finer and more expensive than cashmere.

Quantitative limit:
see quota.

Quasi-isotropic laminates:
composite laminates with almost isotropic mechanical properties.

Quilting:
layers of padded cloth held together by stitching.
Last referenced in: The world nonwovens industry: ten smaller producers, part 3 of 3, 2013-14 (Technical Textile Markets Issue 96)

Quota:
a quantitative restraint imposed by an importing country on an exporting country or established by agreement between the trading partners which is designed to limit shipments of a product from the exporting to the importing country (see also MFA and ATC).


Last referenced in: Prospects for the textile and clothing industry in China (Textile Outlook International Issue 168)