continuous filament

continuous filament

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′fil·ə·mənt]
(textiles)
A long, continuous strand of a manufactured fiber as distinguished from all natural fibers (except raw silk), which are of short staple or length.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Commission's market investigation revealed that the proposed operation, as initially notified, would raise competition concerns in Europe on the markets for direct rovings and dry use chopped strands, where the concentration would create a market leader significantly stronger than the largest competitors, and also on the continuous filament mat market, where the transaction could lead to the creation of a monopoly.

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