Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Whipcord

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12812

\hwip-kórd\ n [fr. its use in making whips] (14c) A compact woven fabric having a very steep twill on the face of the goods. Whipcord is used in dress woolens, worsteds, or wool blends and in many types of uniforms.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA