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, city (1990 pop. 2,533,209), capital of Turkey and Ankara prov., W central Turkey, at an elevation of c.3,000 ft (910 m). Turkey's largest city after İstanbul, Ankara is primarily an administrative city, but it is also an important commercial, industrial, and
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angora

a. the long soft hair of the outer coat of the Angora goat or the fur of the Angora rabbit
b. yarn, cloth, or clothing made from this hair
c. a material made to resemble this yarn or cloth
d. (as modifier): an angora sweater
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Although many studies have been carried out to determining blood concentrations of TH and cortisol for analyzing the effects on physiological processes such as meat, milk and fiber production in cattle and sheep, it can be regarded as insufficient efforts in this direction in the goat breeds especially in Angora goats.
A Nigora with Type A fiber will most likely need to be shorn twice a year, like an Angora, while an A/B or B type will only need to be shorn once.
Effects of short-term lice infestation of Angora goats on objectively measurable mohair characteristics.
Reports from Beijing claim the price of angora has plummeted from PS26 per 500g to PS15 as shops stocking it faced an angry consumer backlash.
Lithocure ANGORA offers maximized water/fount window and lowest possible water pickup, which ensures excellent press stability over extended press hours.
An undercover Peta investigation in China revealed the horrifying treatment angora rabbits were put through by manufacturers to harvest the angora fur sold on to flagship brands.
You also can find spinning fibers from alpacas, llamas, Angora rabbits and Angora goats.
Angora wool is third largest animal fibre produced, after sheep wool and mohair, with annual world production of about 8,500 tons.
Hopscotch is a 4-month-old angora, and Oliver is an 8-month-old mini lop.
Organizations of the descendants of Thracian Bulgarians are claiming that the Turkish state owes them as much as USD 10 B for real estate properties their ancestors left behind in today's European TurkeyA - and that these claims have been recognized with the Treaty of Friendship between Bulgaria and Turkey signed in the Turkish capital Ankara (also known as Angora at the time) on October 18, 1925 (the so called Angora Treaty).
SPRAYING angora and other fluffy woollen garments with a fine mist of hairspray will prevent them from shedding their fibres on to other clothes.