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carpet pile

The tufts of yarn that stand erect from the base of the carpet and whose ends form the surface; the ends may be cut or looped.
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She also recounts how she was brought to a standstill when her robes ran against the carpet pile in Westminster Abbey during her Coronation.
This means that they push all the carpet pile in one direction, so the following year we have to turn all the carpets round so they can push it back the other way" What the Queen told an MP about visitors to Buckingham Palace "Andrew Marr looks like Martin Clunes with some of the air let out" - Comedienne Jo Brand, above, on Have I Got News For You "It's a fantastic platform.
Afterward, blot the area with a dry towel and vacuum, bringing the carpet pile back upright.
And if some of it moves into my carpet pile I'll refuse to notice.
The Reliant's dual-brushing action gets deep into the carpet pile so that the cleaner can dissolve, trap, and remove deep-down greasy dirt, dust, and allergens.
In the U.S., carpet pile is much deeper--45% face fiber and 55% backing, making the economics of nylon recycling more attractive.
At the beginning of ozone exposure, the reactions occurred in the carpet pile but later were almost exclusively in the backing.
Carpet backing is the fabric that provides the platform for tufting and stability, as opposed to the carpet pile or face.
The analogy is apt, he adds, because the surface of the tongue is covered with tiny papillae that resemble carpet pile, providing places for food particles to become trapped and for bacteria to hide.
Once the sponge cleaner is worked into the carpet pile, the soiled cleaner is removed with an extractor VAC, vacuum or sweeper.
Features: Triple Vortex System (Hoover's equivalent to Dyson's Dual Cyclone Technology), with carpet pile adjuster switch, on board stair hose with extension handle and both brush and crevice tools, lifetime filters and automatic cord rewind.
* Rotary shampoo--Shampooing is done with a rotary floor machine with a solution tank and nylon brush that drives the shampoo into the carpet pile. The chemical and mechanical action of the shampooer breaks the oil film on the carpet fibers.