false twist

false twist

[¦fȯls ′twist]
(textiles)
A method by which certain synthetic yarns are given stretch characteristics; yarns are wound under heat to eliminate the twist, but because of the yarns' tendency to retain the twist, fabrics made from them have elasticity. Also known as memory twist.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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