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denier

1. a unit of weight used to measure the fineness of silk and man-made fibres, esp when woven into women's tights, etc. It is equal to 1 gram per 9000 metres
2. any of several former European coins of various denominations
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

denier

[′den·yər]
(textiles)
A unit expressing the mass of a fiber divided by its length, equal to 1 gram for 9000 meters of fiber.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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