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noil

[nȯil]
(textiles)
Short-staple, wool fiber combings used in the manufacture of worsted fabrics.

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.

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ICON Group have developed a methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for unspun, processed coconut fibers including tow, noils, and waste for those countries serving the world market via exports or supplying from various countries via imports.
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In what follows, Chapter 2 begins by summarizing the regional markets for imported and exported unspun, processed coconut fibers including tow, noils, and waste.