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scrim

[skrim]
(materials)
A coarse mesh made of wire, fiberglass, or other heavy fibers and used to bridge and reinforce a joint or used as a base for painting or plastering.
(textiles)
A loose plain-woven fabric, generally cotton, with fine to coarse meshes; used in various finishes in clothing, curtains, and industry.

scrim

1. A coarse mesh-like material such as heavy cloth, fiberglass, or wire mesh, used to bridge and reinforce a joint or as a base for plastering or painting.
2. A light open-weave fabric, sometimes painted or dyed, used as a drop curtain or part of a drop curtain; transparent, but less so than theatrical gauze.
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The new scrim fabric is an off-white mesh material that, when installed, is visually similar to the existing scrims.
Adding to the effect, the designers have created an ever-moving interior "sky" by projecting images onto a canted scrim of metal mesh, suspended over the entire entrance space.
James Dewhurst now weaves materials for PVC and rubber coatings, glass scrims and composite aramids.
Making no literal references to the Holocaust, abstract images-random text, trees, empty buildings--flicker across scrims and the dancers' bodies.
Ultrasonic lamination of two or more plies of spunbonded, melt blown, needlepunched, woven and knit fabrics and thermoplastic films, nets and scrims are possible in finished widths of up to 130 inches.
Against the musical background of soprano Mirella Freni singing an aria from Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, one wandered though corridors formed by structures of fine, transparent, floating scrims on which images were projected and distorted by large mirrors at different points in the path--mirrors that also reflected us, as we grappled physically and mentally with the images and associations they provoked, concretely illustrating one aspect of the mind/body problem, a key point in Morris's process.
The new Marion Oliver McCaw Hall solves these basic problems, with improved facilities and better public spaces, including an ambitious exterior lighting installation that projects a changing display of colors on a series of metal scrims.
Within its brand new 156,000 square foot facility in Kingstree, the company's first line--which will yield products as wide as, 240 inches--is able to process numerous fiber types and colors with a variety of value-added capabilities, including inline calendering, glazing, heat setting and the addition of scrims for the manufacture of composites.
A translucent skin that simultaneously reveals and masks an older building beneath it, cloth scrims and etched glass behind which silhouettes of bodies appear, layers of "transparent" glass that serve to disorient more than they reveal, electronic images projected onto a facade that doubles as a screen - the object of analysis is not the surface itself but the interdependent relationships engendered between the structure and the spectator.
Makarova uses children throughout as in the Kirov version, and has also included a petite, plump, and pink Cupid who opens and closes scrims, crossing his leg and putting his finger to his lips, ensuring plenty of chuckles from the audience.
Composite breathable membranes (CBM) are created by the extrusion of breathable films on adhesive coated scrims [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].