a woven cotton fabric with a soft, raised surface.
a style of jeans which are tightly fitted around the hips and thighs of a person but become much wider from the knees downwards.
a major variant of spunbonding, developed by DuPont, where polypropylene is solvent-dissolved and then pumped through holes into a chamber. The solvent is then flashed off, and highly oriented filaments are produced.
a fabric, usually knitted, with a heavy napped surface on one side. The fabric is produced using two types of yarn, one for the face area and the other for the reverse. After fabric formation and processing, the reverse area is brushed to produce the fleece effect. The inside surface of a sweatshirt is usually napped. Pile or napped fabric with a deep, soft, woolly-style surface. Last referenced in: Global apparel markets: business update, 1st quarter 2013 (Global Apparel Markets Issue 21)