Rawr Denim Dictionary

Rawr Denim Dictionary Terms (Listed Alphabetically)

# | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

#

13mwz
3×1 Weave
5 Beltloops

A

Abrasion
Acetate (also Triacetate)
Acid Wash
Acrylic
Aged
Altre Fibre – A.F. (A.K.A. Other Fibres)
Antique
Anti-Fit
Anti-Twist
Amoskeag
Arcuate (also Arcs)
Atari
Authentic

B

Back Cinch
Back Pocket Flasher
Bartack
Basket Weave
Bedford Cord
Belt Loops
Big E
Bleach
Bleaching
Boot Leg
Broken Twill
Buddy Lee
Button

C

Caste
Cellulose Enzyme Wash
Cellulosic Fibres
Chain Stitching
Chambray
Chino
Ciba-Geigy AG
Coin Pocket
Combing
Combed Yarn
Cone Mills
Corduroy
Core Spun Yarn
Cotton
Cotton Gin
Cotton Inspection
Cowboy Cut
(Yarn) Count
Courtaulds
Crock
Crosshatch

D

Denim
Denim Head
Desizing
Dips
Distressed
Dobby
Double Needle
Drawing (A.K.A. Drafting)
Drill
Dry Denim
Dual Ring-Spun
Duck
Dungaree
DuPont
Dyeing

E

Ecru
Eight O Seven (807)
Enzymes
Enzyme Washing
Express

F

Fabric
Fair to Middling
Fibre
Filling (AKA Weft)
Finishing
Fit
Five Pocket Jeans
Flannel
Flax
Fox Fibre

G

Gabardine
Garment Dye
Genes
Genova
Ginning
Good Middling
Gray Goods (A.K.A. Loomstate / Greige / Grey)
Greencast

H

Hand (A.K.A. Handle)
Hank Dyeing
Harness
Heather (A.K.A. Cross Dye Top Dye, Melange)
Heddles
Hemming
Hemp
Herringbone
Hige
Hipster Jeans
Honey Combs
Hoechst Celanese

I

Indigo
Intimate Blend Yarn
Inseam
Iro-Ochi

J

Japanese Denim
Jean
Jeans

K

Khaki

L

Laundry
Left-Hand Twill (A.K.A. LHT)
Leg Opening
Leg Twist
Loom
Loop Dyed
Lycra
Lyocell

M

Man Made Fibre
Men’s Jeans
Mercerization
Microsanding

N

Natural Dye
Natural Fibres
Nylon

O

Other Fibres – O.F. (A.K.A. Altre Fibre)
Open End Denim
Optical Brighteners (A.K.A. Optical Whiteners)
Organic Cotton
Overall
Overdye
Oxford
Oxidation

P

Pigment Dyes
Pima Cotton
Plain Weave
Ply
Polycore Denim
Polyamide (PA)
Polyester (PES)
Poplin
Pre-shrunk
Pumice Stones

Q

Quality Control

R

Ramie
Raw Denim
Rayon
Redcast
Red Lines
Right Hand Twill (RHT)
Ring Dyeing
Ring-Ring Denim
Ring Spun Denim
River Washing
Rivet
Rope Dyeing

S

Sanding (A.K.A. Emerising)
Sandblast
Sanforization
Satin and Sateen
Scouring
Sea Island Cotton
Selvedge Denim (A.K.A. Self-Edge, Selvage)
Shade Batching
Shade Blanket
Shed
Shuttle
Silhouette
Silicone
Silk
Singeing
Sizing
Slim Leg Fit
Skewing
Slasher Dyed
Sliver
Slub
Slub Yarn
Spandex (PU)
Spinning
Staple
Starching
Stonewashing
Straight Leg
S-Twist Yarn
Sulphur
Sulphur Bottom
Suspender Buttons
Synthetic Dyes
Synthetic Fibres
Superfuture (A.K.A. SuFu)

T

Tapered Fit
Tate-Ochi
Tencel
Textile Industry
Textile Finishing
Top Stitch
Trevira
Twill

U

Uneven Yarn
Unwashed

V

Velour
Velvet
Veneto
Vintage

W

Waist Overalls
Wales
Warp
Weave
Weft (A.K.A. Filling)
Weight
Whiskering
Width
Women’s Jeans
Wrangler

X

X-Dyed Fabrics
XX

Y

Yarn
Yarn Dyed
Yoke

Z

Z-Twist
Zip
Zipper