Noil


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noil

[nȯil]
(textiles)
Short-staple, wool fiber combings used in the manufacture of worsted fabrics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Noil

 

a short fiber obtained by combing cotton, wool, flax, silk, and other fibers. Noils are highly contaminated by impurities. Almost all types of noils are processed, generally with normal fibers, into yarn.

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