Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Jersey

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6584

\ jәr-zē\ n (1587) (1) A circular-knit or flat-knit fabric made with a plain stitch in which the loops intermesh in only one direction. As a result, the appearance of the face and the back of a jersey fabric is wholly different. (2) A tricot fabric made with a simple stitch, characterized by excellent drape and wrinkle recovery properties. (Elsevier's textile dictionary. Vincenti R (ed). Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, 1994).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA