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flocking

[′fläk·iŋ]
(textiles)
A design or a surface finish made by spraying short fibers so that they adhere electrostatically to a material.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

flock spraying, flocking

The creation of a textured effect similar to suede or felt by blowing fibers of cotton, silk, nylon, or other material onto a tacky film of varnish.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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After the fabric has been coated with adhesive, it is passed through the flocking machine.
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