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drape

1. a cloth or hanging that covers something in folds; drapery
2. the way in which fabric hangs
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Moreover, these textiles are lightweight, easy-to-handle, adaptable and drapable, commending themselves to various processing methods such as sewing or adhesive fixing.
Appropriate to the pre-Raphaelite affection for the medieval period, many of them adopted the high-waisted style of the 14th century (echoed in the so-called Empire gowns of the Napoleonic period), in which drapable fabrics were gathered under the bosom and fell loosely to the floor.
Sunbeam continued to increase the performance of the warming technology, and in 2001, the company developed a thinner, lighter, more flexible warming element called the ThermoFine warming system, which made blankets softer and more drapable.
The sleeve was made larger than the chamber and was drapable, permitting manipulation of the fixture without changing the temperature.
Silon films are five times more breathable than conventional films, are soft and drapable, and conform easily to the body's convoluted contours, leaving little dead space for leakage or bacterial infection.
The cupramonium rayon was stronger, with a crisper hand or texture, capable of being made unto more drapable fabrics because of its finer filaments, and was more expensive.
FiberTect is a three layer, inert, flexible, drapable, nonwoven composite substrate for absorbing and adsorbing chemical warfare agents (CWAs), toxic industrial materials (TICs), and small particulates like radiological and biological particles.