Fairchild's dictionary of textiles
The revised and expanded edition features over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. This dictionary is a useful reference for students and those working in the textile industry. Extensive cross-referencing and listings of synonyms help the user to gain a broader understanding of the specific term being defined. Names of governmental entities relevant to the textile field and their acronyms are also included in the text including U.S. and multinational trade, educational, and professional associations, together with a description of their purposes and/or functions. This dictionary is a useful reference for students and those working in the textile industry.
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