drape

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drape

1. a cloth or hanging that covers something in folds; drapery
2. the way in which fabric hangs
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Appropriate to the pre-Raphaelite affection for the medieval period, many of them adopted the high-waisted style of the 14th century (echoed in the so-called Empire gowns of the Napoleonic period), in which drapable fabrics were gathered under the bosom and fell loosely to the floor.
Sunbeam continued to increase the performance of the warming technology, and in 2001, the company developed a thinner, lighter, more flexible warming element called the ThermoFine warming system, which made blankets softer and more drapable. The company also continues to develop new controls that include features such as cordless remote control, auto shutoff, preheat and large LED displays.
The sleeve was made larger than the chamber and was drapable, permitting manipulation of the fixture without changing the temperature.
Silon films are five times more breathable than conventional films, are soft and drapable, and conform easily to the body's convoluted contours, leaving little dead space for leakage or bacterial infection.
The cupramonium rayon was stronger, with a crisper hand or texture, capable of being made unto more drapable fabrics because of its finer filaments, and was more expensive.
Coform nonwovens result in a thick, pillow-like sheet that is drapable and cloth-like.
Web properties can be tailored by the selection of resin-spinning conditions and downstream treatment, resulting in soft, drapable, and tear-resistant fabrics that encompass a range of elasticity.