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a limited form of windproofing.
Last referenced in: Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2010 (Performance Apparel Markets Issue 32)

a term used to describe yarns which are spun wholly from combed wool in which the fibres are reasonably parallel, and to describe fabrics or garments made from such yarns.
Last referenced in: Survey of the European yarn fairs for spring/summer 2015 (Textile Outlook International Issue 168)

Woven geotextile:
a geotextile produced by interlacing, usually at right angles, two or more sets of yarns, fibres, filaments, tapes or other elements.
Last referenced in: Markets for geosynthetic products and profiles of five leading manufacturers (Technical Textile Markets Issue 92)

Wrap spinning:
see hollow spindle spinning.
Last referenced in: The world nonwovens industry: the leading ten producers, part 1 of 3, 2013-14 (Technical Textile Markets Issue 94)

Wrapped yarn:
see wrap-spun yarn.
Last referenced in: Stretch fibres and fabrics: reaching new levels of comfort (Performance Apparel Markets Issue 38)

Wrap-spun yarn:
a yarn consisting of a core wrapped with a binder.

World Trade Organization, a body based in Geneva, Switzerland, which superseded the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Gatt) in 1995 following negotiations conducted between 1986 and 1993 under the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade talks.
Last referenced in: Trends in US textile and clothing imports, April 2014 (Textile Outlook International Issue 168)