Complex Thread

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Complex Thread

 

a thread consisting of several elementary threads (single fibers of unspecified length).

Glued complex threads are used in industry in the form of raw silk, which is obtained by simultaneously unwinding several cocoons. Raw silk is used in the textile industry to make thrown silk. The majority of chemical fibers are complex threads.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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