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satin weave

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  1. satin weavenoun

    a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

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  1. satin weave

    A satin weave is a type of fabric weave that produces a characteristically glossy, smooth or lustrous material, typically with a glossy top surface and a dull back; it is not durable, as it tends to snag. It is one of three fundamental types of textile weaves alongside plain weave and twill weave. The satin weave is characterised by four or more fill or weft yarns floating over a warp yarn, and four warp yarns floating over a single weft yarn. Floats are missed interfacings, for example where the warp yarn lies on top of the weft in a warp-faced satin. These floats explain the high lustre and even sheen, as unlike in other weaves, light is not scattered as much when hitting the fibres, resulting in a stronger reflection. Satin is usually a warp-faced weaving technique in which warp yarns are "floated" over weft yarns, although there are also weft-faced satins. If a fabric is formed with a satin weave using filament fibres such as silk, polyester or nylon, the corresponding fabric is termed a 'satin', although some definitions insist that a satin fabric is only made from silk. If the yarns used are short-staple yarns such as cotton, the fabric formed is considered a sateen. Many variations can be made of the basic satin weave, including a granite weave and a check weave. Satin is commonly used in clothing, for items such as lingerie, nightgowns, blouses, and evening gowns, but is also used for boxer shorts, shirts and neckties. It is also used in the production of pointe shoes for use in ballet. Other uses include interior furnishing fabrics, upholstery, and bed sheets.

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  1. satin weave

    A satin weave is a type of weaving method where the warp threads are densely packed and they float over the weft threads, allowing them to move more freely. This results in a buttery, smooth fabric with a lustrous sheen on one side and a dull finish on the other. It's characterized by its sleek and glossy surface, which is achieved by placing most of the thread on the surface of the fabric. Satin weave is commonly used in fashion for apparel, such as evening gowns, and also in bedding, upholstery, and draperies.

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  1. Satin weave

    Satin weave is one of the three important textile weaves. The satin weave is distinguished by its lustrous, or 'silky', appearance. Satin describes the way the threads are combined, and the yarn used may be silk or polyester, among others, given different fabrics. The satin weave is characterized by four or more cool fill or weft yarns floating over a warp yarn or vice versa, four warp yarns floating over a single weft yarn. This explains the even sheen, as unlike in other weaves, the light reflecting is not scattered as much by the fibres, which have fewer tucks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satin weave in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satin weave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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