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blend

[blend]
(materials)
A mixture so combined as to render the parts indistinguishable from one another.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Blend

 

in textile production, the mass of different fibers, mixed well in assigned proportions, from which yarn is made. The blend is usually formed by putting layers of preloosened material on top of one another and then selecting materials from all layers on the cross-section or by continuously feeding fiber material from different points into one stream.

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