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selvage

, selvedge
a similar strip of material allowed in fabricating a metal or plastic article, used esp for handling components during manufacture

Selvage

 

the contact surface between a mineral vein and the surrounding rocks. In veins with a nonuniform filling of a distinct mineral substance (of a so-called girdle, symmetrical, or asymmetrical fabric), the part near the selvage is composed of a mineral aggregate that is different from that of the central part. In veins having a uniform composition, both the central part and the part near the selvage consist of the same minerals.

selvage

[′sel·vij]
(petrology)
The marginal zone of an igneous mass, generally characterized by a fine-grain, or sometimes glassy, texture. Also known as salband.
(textiles)
Heavy reinforced outside woven edges of cloth. Also spelled selvedge.

selvage, selvedge

1.The finished edge of carpeting, a fabric, etc., which prevents raveling.
2. The unsurfaced strip along a sheet of prepared roll roofing that forms the underportion of the lap. The plate through which the bolt of a lock projects.

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