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FOR MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES IN SRI LANKA ->> www.systematic7.com (with Easy Payments And Customisation) Apparel | Fabric | production | Manufacturing | Garment | Woven | Textile | industry | technical terms | Zone | chemical | industry | BOI | www.systematic7.com | software system covers | ERP | Application | App | ERP | software package | monitor | aba a fabric woven from goat hair and camel hair acetate a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate acetate rayon a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate acid any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste acrylamide a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals acrylic a glassy thermoplastic alginic acid a gum used especially as a thickener or emulsifier alpaca domesticated llama with long silky fleece art the creation of beautiful or significant things bag a flexible container with a single opening bagging coarse fabric used for bags or sacks baize a bright green fabric napped to resemble felt band an unofficial association of people or groups banner long strip of cloth or paper for decoration or advertising basket a container that is usually woven and has handles basket weave a cloth woven of two or more threads interlaced to suggest the weave of a basket batik a dyed fabric batiste a thin plain-weave cotton or linen fabric belt a band to tie or buckle around the body belting the material of which belts are made bias a partiality preventing objective consideration of an issue board a stout length of sawn timber bobbin a spool around which thread or other material can be wound bottom the lower side of anything boucle a fabric of uneven yarn that has an uneven knobby effect braid make by interlacing bridge structure allowing passage across a river or other obstacle broadcloth a densely textured woolen fabric with a lustrous finish brocade thick expensive material with a raised pattern buckram a coarse cotton fabric stiffened with glue bunt act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat bunting a seed-eating songbird of Europe or North America burlap coarse jute fabric bury place in a grave or tomb calico coarse cloth with a bright print cambric a finely woven white linen camel cud-chewing mammal used as a saddle animal in desert regions camelhair a soft tan cloth made with the hair of a camel camlet a fabric of Asian origin canopy a covering (usually of cloth) that shelters an area canton a small administrative division of a country canvas a heavy, closely woven fabric canvass get opinions by asking specific questions carbon an abundant nonmetallic element in all organic compounds carpet floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric cashmere the wool of a type of goat from India centrifugation the process of separating substances of different densities by the use of a centrifuge cerecloth a waterproof waxed cloth once used as a shroud cerise of a color at the end of the color spectrum challis a soft lightweight fabric (usually printed) chambray a lightweight fabric woven with white threads across a colored warp check examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition chenille a soft tufted cord used in embroidery chiffon a sheer fabric of silk or rayon chino a coarse twilled cotton fabric frequently used for uniforms chintz a brightly printed and glazed cotton fabric cloth artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers clout (boxing) a blow with the fist coat an outer garment that covers the body from shoulder down coating a thin layer covering something comb a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge comber a machine that separates and straightens the fibers of cotton or wool concrete capable of being perceived by the senses copy a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing cord a line made of twisted fibers or threads corduroy thick cotton fabric with vertical ribs core the center of an object cotton erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers cotton flannel a stout cotton fabric with nap on only one side cotton mill a textile mill for making cotton textiles crape a soft thin light fabric with a crinkled surface crepe small very thin pancake cretonne an unglazed heavy fabric crimper a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it crinoline a stiff coarse fabric used to stiffen hats or clothing damask a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it denim a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric diaper item worn by infant to catch excrement dimity a strong cotton fabric with a raised pattern doeskin soft leather from deerskin or lambskin dog a canine domesticated by man since prehistoric times dogs-tooth check textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks drab a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown drape the manner in which fabric hangs or falls draper a dealer in fabrics and sewing materials drapery cloth gracefully draped and arranged in loose folds dry free from liquid or moisture duck small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs duffel a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth duffle a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth dungaree a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric durable existing for a long time durable press a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape dyer someone whose job is to dye cloth east the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees elastic capable of resuming shape after stretching or compression embroidery decorative needlework eosin a red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein; used in cosmetics and as a biological stain for studying cell structures etamin a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh etamine a soft cotton or worsted fabric with an open mesh fabric artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting fibers faille a ribbed woven fabric of silk or rayon or cotton fee a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services feed provide as food felt a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers fiber a slender and elongated substance that can be spun into yarn fibre a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn figure the form or shape of a person's body fill make full, also in a metaphorical sense flannel a soft light woolen fabric; used for clothing flannelette a cotton fabric imitating flannel flax plant of the genus Linum that is cultivated for its seeds and for the fibers of its stem fleece outer coat of especially sheep and yaks fold bend or lay so that one part covers the other folding the act of folding foulard a light plain-weave or twill-weave silk or silklike fabric frieze an ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band fustian a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap gabardine a firm durable fabric with a twill weave gauze bleached cotton cloth of plain weave used for bandages georgette a thin silk dress material gingham a clothing fabric in a plaid weave good having desirable or positive qualities grain a cereal grass grogram a coarse fabric of silk mixed with wool or mohair grosgrain a silk or silklike fabric with crosswise ribs guy an informal term for a youth or man hackle long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants hair a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss haircloth cloth woven from horsehair or camelhair hairline a very thin line hang cause to be hanging or suspended hanging the act of suspending something harlequin a clown or buffoon henry a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second herringbone a pattern of columns of short parallel lines with all the lines in one column sloping one way and lines in adjacent columns sloping the other way; it is used in weaving, masonry, parquetry, embroidery homespun made of cloth woven in one's household hopsack a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen hopsacking a loosely woven coarse fabric of cotton or linen horsehair hair taken from the mane or tail of a horse hound a dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears houndstooth check textile with a pattern of small broken or jagged checks imitation copying the actions of someone else imitation leather fabric made to look like leather industrialize organize into systematic production or manufacture industry the action of making of goods and services for sale ingrain produce or try to produce a vivid impression of jean (usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear kayak a small canoe consisting of a light frame khaki a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms knit make by needlework with interlacing yarn knitting needlework created by interlacing yarn in a series of connected loops using straight eyeless needles or by machine knitting machine a textile machine that makes knitted fabrics lace a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks lake a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land lame disabled in the feet or legs language a means of communicating by the use of sounds or symbols lauhala Polynesian screw pine laundry garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering leather animal skin made smooth and flexible by tanning leatherette fabric made to look like leather library depository containing books and other materials for reading linen a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant linsey-woolsey a rough fabric of linen warp and wool or cotton woof lint fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers lisle a strong tightly twisted cotton thread litter rubbish carelessly dropped or left about loom a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile machine a mechanical or electrical device that transmits energy macintosh a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric mackinaw a heavy woolen cloth heavily napped and felted, often with a plaid design mackintosh a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric madras a light patterned cotton cloth manufacture put together out of artificial or natural components mat a small pad of material that is used to protect a surface material the substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object matting mounting consisting of a border or background for a picture medallion a round piece of metal given as an award or commemoration mercer a dealer in textiles (especially silks) mesh an open fabric woven together at regular intervals mill a facility for manufacturing mohair fabric made with yarn made from the silky hair of the Angora goat moire silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern moleskin a durable cotton fabric with a velvety nap monk a male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work moquette a thick velvety synthetic fabric used for carpets and soft upholstery motley consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds mousseline de sole a gauze-like fabric of silk or rayon muslin plain-woven cotton fabric nankeen a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color narrow not wide needlework work that is done with a needle nelson any of several wrestling holds in which an arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand exerts pressure on the back of the neck net an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together nylon a synthetic fabric oilcloth cloth treated on one side with a drying oil or synthetic resin olive small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree olive drab a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown organdie a sheer stiff muslin organdy a sheer stiff muslin organza a fabric made of silk or a silklike fabric that resembles organdy pack a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film) packing the enclosure of something in a package or box pad a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort paisley a fabric with a colorful swirled pattern of curved shapes pant breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted panting breathing heavily (as after exertion) paper a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses patch a small contrasting part of something pepper climber having dark red berries when fully ripe pepper-and-salt a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark percale a fine closely woven cotton fabric permanent continuing or enduring without marked change in status permanent press a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape permanent-press used of fabrics that do not require ironing physical involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit piece a separate part of a whole piece of cloth a separate part consisting of fabric pilot someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight pilot cloth a thick blue cloth used to make overcoats and coats for sailors etc pina cloth a fine cloth made from pineapple fibers pique a sudden outburst of anger plaid a cloth having a crisscross design plastic synthetic material that can be molded into objects plush characterized by extravagance and softness polka a Bohemian dance with 3 steps and a hop in fast time polyester a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer pongee a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation) poplin a ribbed fabric used in clothing and upholstery potato an edible tuber native to South America press exert pressure or force to or upon print the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication printing the business of producing printed material for sale or distribution printing press a machine used for printing quilt bedding made of layers stuffed and stitched together quilting stitching through layers of fabric and a filling so as to create a design rag a small piece of cloth or paper ramie tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves rayon a synthetic silklike fabric rep informal abbreviation of `representative' repp a fabric with prominent rounded crosswise ribs rib any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) ribbon any long object resembling a thin line roll move by turning over or rotating sack a bag made of paper or plastic for holding purchases sacking coarse fabric used for bags or sacks sago powdery starch from certain sago palms sailcloth a strong fabric used for making sails and tents saint a person who has died and has been canonized salt white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food sateen a cotton fabric with a satiny finish satin a smooth, shiny fabric screen partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space screening the display of a motion picture scrim a firm open-weave fabric used for a curtain in the theater seersucker a light puckered fabric that is usually striped self your consciousness of your own identity selvage the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray serge a twilled woolen fabric sew create (clothes) with cloth sewing joining or attaching by stitches sewing machine a textile machine used as a home appliance for sewing shag a matted tangle of hair or fiber shantung a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface sharkskin a smooth crisp fabric shawl cloak consisting of an oblong piece of cloth used to cover the head and shoulders sheet any broad thin expanse or surface sheeting fabric from which bed sheets are made shirt a garment worn on the upper half of the body shirting any of various fabrics used to make men's shirts shirttail fabric forming the tail of a shirt silesia a sturdy twill-weave cotton fabric silicate a salt or ester derived from silicic acid silk animal fibers produced by larvae that spin cocoons sliver a small, thin bit of wood, glass, metal, etc. slub soft lump or unevenness in a yarn sodium a silvery soft waxy metallic element of the alkali metal group; occurs abundantly in natural compounds (especially in salt water); burns with a yellow flame and reacts violently in water; occurs in sea water and in the mineral halite (rock salt) sodium silicate a viscous glass consisting of sodium silicate in solution soft yielding readily to pressure or weight soft goods textiles or clothing and related merchandise sole the underside of the foot south the direction corresponding to the southward cardinal compass point spandex an elastic synthetic fabric spin revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis spindle a stick or pin used to twist the yarn when making thread spinnability the quality of being suitable for spinning or the capability of being spun (used of textile fibers) spinning creating thread spinning machine a textile machine for spinning yarn and thread sponge primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies sponge cloth any soft porous fabric stain make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air stammel a coarse woolen cloth formerly used for undergarments and usually dyed bright red stearin an ester of glycerol and stearic acid stockinet knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments stripe a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background stuff the tangible substance that goes into a physical object substance the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists suede leather with a napped surface suede cloth a fabric made to resemble suede leather suit a set of garments for outerwear of the same fabric and color suiting a fabric used for suits swan an aquatic bird with a very long neck taffeta a crisp smooth lustrous fabric tammy plain-woven (often glazed) fabric of wool or wool and cotton used especially formerly for linings and garments and curtains tang a tart spicy quality tapa the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus tapestry a wall hanging of heavy fabric with pictorial designs tapis a heavy textile with a woven design tappa the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus tartan a crisscross design or a cloth having a such a design teasel any of several herbs of the genus Dipsacus native to the Old World having flower heads surrounded by spiny bracts terry a pile fabric with uncut loops on both sides textile artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting fibers texture the feel of a surface or a fabric thread a fine cord of twisted fibers used in sewing and weaving throwster a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn tick a metallic tapping sound ticking a metallic tapping sound tissue part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells tooth hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates towel a rectangular piece of absorbent cloth for drying or wiping toweling any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels towelling any of various fabrics (linen or cotton) used to make towels trade the commercial exchange of goods and services tragacanth a gum used in pharmacy, adhesives, and textile printing tricot a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting trousering any fabric used to make trousers tweed thick woolen fabric used for clothing twill a cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs union the state of being joined or united or linked university an institution of higher learning that grants degrees upholstery covering on a piece of furniture upholstery material the fabric used in upholstering vat a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids velcro fasten with Velcro velour heavy fabric that resembles velvet velours heavy fabric that resembles velvet velvet a silky densely piled fabric with a plain back velveteen a usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet veneer coating consisting of a thin layer of wood vicuna small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat vinyl shiny and tough and flexible plastic voile a light semitransparent fabric vulcanized (used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity) vulcanized fiber a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth wash clean with some chemical process wash-and-wear treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing washing the work of cleansing (usually with soap and water) washing machine a home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically waste use inefficiently or inappropriately watered (of silk fabric) having a wavelike pattern watered-silk silk fabric with a wavy surface pattern waterproof not permitting the passage of liquid wealth property that has economic value wear put clothing on one's body weave pattern or structure of a fabric weaving creating fabric web an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving webbing something forming a web (as between the toes of birds) weft the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving whipcord closely twisted hard cord used for the lashes of whips willow any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix wincey a plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas winder a worker who winds windsock a truncated cloth cone mounted on a mast wire ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc wire cloth fabric woven of metallic wire woof the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving wool outer coat of especially sheep and yaks woolen of or related to or made of wool woollen of or related to or made of wool worst the least favorable outcome worsted a tightly twisted woolen yarn spun from long-staple wool woven made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole yard enclosed land around a house or other building yarn a fine cord of twisted fibers used in sewing and weaving yoke a wooden frame across the shoulders for carrying buckets === caftan a long cloak with full sleeves "ORBETELLO, Italy — The girls, tanning their arms and tattooed ankles, looked up from their phones to sift through the caftans hanging from the Moroccan peddler’s cart." – New York Times (Sep 1, 2019) A traditional Turkish garment, the caftan became popular in the West during the 1960s as a loose, oversized shirtdress used as a casual cover-up that you might wear poolside or at the beach. dashiki a loose and brightly colored African shirt He’s got on a lime-green African dashiki with tiny golden swirls stitched on it. – The Skin I'm In A brightly colored shirt from West Africa, the dashiki became popular in the U.S. during the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. Dashiki is a Yoruba word; Yoruba is spoken in large parts of Nigeria and neighboring countries. frock a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice "The chief bridesmaid lost weight ahead of the wedding, and the frock was too big – seemingly leaving her with just one option." – Fox News (Sep 3, 2019) Frock originated in part to mean the robe worn by a monk or a priest; this meaning is still clear in defrocked, used when a priest or another member of an esteemed organization, like a judge, is stripped of that status as punishment for a serious offense. garb clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion In flashbacks, viewers then see the officer—now in military garb—salute a flag-draped coffin, and then as a teenage football player place his hand over his heart during the national anthem. – Slate (Sep 11, 2019) Garb means clothing, but almost in a costume-y sense; if a person's profession is identifiable just from the clothes or uniform they wear, that's garb. jodhpurs flared pants ending at the calves and worn with riding boots "The man was a dashing, handsome, storybook kind of man, dressed in jodhpurs and riding boots." – How the García Girls Lost Their Accents Jodhpurs may be super comfortable, and perfect for riding horses (which they were designed for), but they sort of look like the tailor started to run out of fabric halfway down the legs. raiment especially fine or decorative clothing "'My mother’s, madam. She was a woman of fashion and exquisite raiment.'” – The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume II: The Kingdom on the Waves shift a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders "For her latest appearance, she wore a Reiss shift dress, known as the "Azzura," in a black-and-white 1960s-style swirl print." – Fashionista (Mar 8, 2019) Shift means many things; in this case the word refers to an often sleeveless undershirt from 18th century Europe. The shape became popular here in the 1920s, as a rebellion against the corsets, bustles and long skirts from earlier fashion eras. During the Twenties, flappers wore shifts as a rebellious fashion statement, but an added bonus is that the short, loose dress is easy to dance in. smock a loose coverall that protects the clothes "The collection was soon full of smocks, aprons, and long skirts layered over wide-legged pants." – The New Yorker (Sep 2, 2019) The noun smock refers to a garment; you may have worn one of your dad's old shirts backwards as a smock in art class to keep paint from ruining your clothes. The verb describes a way of using stitches to add decorative pleats to fabric. tunic loose fitting cloak or blouse extending to the hips or knees "The bride’s ensemble is matched to her husband’s tunic and pants set, along with his agbada draping and fila hat." – New York Times (Aug 20, 2019) vest a sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat "From player fines to PED and drug enforcement to equipment and slow play policing, the tour continues to play things close to the vest." – Golf Digest (Sep 11, 2019) breeches trousers ending above the knee cravat a scarf or band of cloth worn around the neck bangle jewelry worn around the wrist for decoration doublet a man's close-fitting jacket, worn during the Renaissance bell-bottoms trousers with legs that flare smock a loose coverall that protects the clothes smocking embroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitches sequin a small disk of shiny material used to decorate clothing blazer lightweight single-breasted jacket pantsuit a pair of pants and a matching jacket worn by women millinery shop selling women's hats