Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles / Edition 7

Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles / Edition 7

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Robert S. Merkel
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Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles / Edition 7

The revised and expanded edition features over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws, and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. Key terms are comprehensively defined and include details about historic background, geographic references, and uses both past and present. Extensive cross-referencing and listings of synonyms help the user to gain a broader understanding of the specific term being defined. Names of governmental entities relevant to the textile field and their acronyms are also included in the text including U.S. and multinational trade, educational, and professional associations, together with a description of their purposes and/or functions. This dictionary is an invaluable reference for students and those working in the textile industry.

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ISBN-13: 9780870057076
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Edition description: Seventh Edition
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.47(d)

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Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An invaluable reference for persons doing historical research where the textile industry is involved.