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sharkskin

a smooth glossy fabric of acetate rayon, used for sportswear, etc.

sharkskin

[′shärk‚skin]
(textiles)
A smooth wool or worsted fabric with a basketweave or twill pattern in two tones.
A smooth, dull-finished rayon fabric in a basketweave pattern used for dresses.
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A separate description of sharkskin instability as a "matted surface" and as "sharkskin," as was previously mentioned, is related to the intensity of the phenomenon.
Om Kalsoum was long dead, and in terms of the people around her, who on earth could have confirmed that once upon a time an imam's daughter turned chanteuse had a relationship with a tall handsome Jewish man about town who favored white sharkskin suits?
He recreated sharkskin surface on plastic sheets, called Sharklet, which has shown positive results in inhibiting marine growth.
The claim that Sharkskin excels for distance casting is based on its unique surface texture.
He kept this to himself as the man in the sharkskin suit continued.
Moreover, when it comes to protecting your clients from the snake-oil salesmen wearing sharkskin suits, nobody's tougher than you, I would argue.
Similarly, wall shear stresses above 140kPa are synonymous with the initiation of sharkskin in polyolefins and should thus be avoided.
45 ACP and carry it in style in a Nighthawk Custom sharkskin holster and magazine pouch.
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In the extrusion process, at high shear rates, an oscillation between entangled and disentangled states of chains close to the wall causes the sharkskin phenomena observed for sample SEBS1 in figure 5.