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Soleiado:
a term, originally the name of a company, used to describe a Provençal print.

Solution dyeing:
see mass coloration.

Solvent spinning:
the process of dissolving and subsequently spinning a fibre or filament without the formation of an intermediate derivative (in contrast to the process used to make viscose fibre).

Sorona:
a brand name for DuPont’s PBT fibre.
Last referenced in: Dornbirn 2013 -- developments and opportunities in man-made fibres (Technical Textile Markets Issue 95)

Space dyed:
a dyeing process in which yarn is coloured at intervals.

Space dyeing:
a dyeing process in which yarn is coloured at intervals.

Space-dyed yarns:
yarns produced by the space dyeing process.

Spacer fabric:
three-dimensional structures consisting of two warp- or weft-knitted layers connected by monofilament spacer yarns. They can also be knitted on doublejersey circular or on electronic flat machines.
Last referenced in: Technical textile markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2014 (Technical Textile Markets Issue 96)

Spacer material:
a three-dimensional knitted thick fabric.

Spandex:
the generic name used in the USA to denote elastane fibre.
Last referenced in: Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, 1st quarter 2014 (Performance Apparel Markets Issue 48)

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