air-jet process

air-jet process

[′er ¦jet ‚präs·əs]
(textiles)
A technique by which filament yarns are exposed to a forceful stream of air in order to increase their bulk.
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Other Israeli agrotech advances in recent months include: sophisticated colored nets that enable farmers to control growth characteristics of plants in greenhouses by using the full light spectrum; electrochemical technology to allow chemical-free hydroponic growing; an automated air-jet process for extracting the juice-filled avrils from pomegranates; and using low-volume irrigation to apply liquid organic fertilizers and compost.