Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Bunting

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1679

\bәn-tiŋ\ n [perhaps fr. E dialect bunt (to sift)] (1711) A soft, flimsy, loose-textured, plain weave cloth most frequently used in flags. Bunting was originally made from cotton or worsted yarns, but today’s flags are made primarily from nylon or acrylic fibers.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA