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a traditional technique resulting in a streaky effect, created by tying and dyeing lengths of yarn before weaving.
Last referenced in: Survey of the European yarn fairs for autumn/winter 2014/15 (Textile Outlook International Issue 165)

a term used to describe apparel which is used to project a corporate identity. Examples include workwear, career wear and uniforms.
Last referenced in: Performance apparel markets: business update, 1st quarter 2012 (Performance Apparel Markets Issue 40)

an immune (not susceptible) response.

artificial substitutes used as a replacement for defective body parts.
Last referenced in: Developments in medical textiles, 3rd quarter 2013 (Technical Textile Markets Issue 94)

Industrial textiles:
a category of technical textiles used as part of an industrial process, or incorporated into final products.
Last referenced in: Making the Transition from Traditional to Technical Textile Markets (Technical Textile Markets Issue 71)

clothing, such as lingerie, designed to be worn next to the skin.
Last referenced in: Prospects for the Textile and Clothing Industry in India (Textile Outlook International Issue 156)

Insensible perspiration:
perspiration in the form of vapour, as distinct from liquid sweat.

a motif design knitted in solid colours into a weft knitted fabric.

Interlaced yarn:
see intermingled yarn.
Last referenced in: Markets for geosynthetic products and profiles of five leading manufacturers (Technical Textile Markets Issue 92)

Interlock fabric:
an interlock fabric is a double faced rib-based weft knitted structure consisting of two 1x1 rib fabrics joined by interlocking sinker groups. It is made on machines equipped with two sets of opposed needles. This type of fabric has a bulky and soft handle and is used for making men's and women's T-shirts and also for producing furnishings.
Last referenced in: Profiles of major textile and clothing manufacturers and retailers in South Africa (Textile Outlook International Issue 167)