selvage

The edge of woven fabric that is so formed as to prevent raveling. The finish may be different or the same as that of the fabric.
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selvage

[n] - border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet 2. [n] - the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
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Selvage

The unsurfaced strip along a sheet of roll roofing which forms the under portion at the lap in the application of the roof covering.
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selvage

selvedge noun the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
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Selvage

• (n.) Alt. of Selvedge
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selvage

(from the article `weaving`) ...weaving, lengthwise yarns are called warp; crosswise yarns are called weft, or filling. Most woven fabrics are made with their outer edges ...
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Selvage

That portion of roll roofing overlapped by the succeeding course to obtain double coverage.
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SELVAGE

The unsurfaced strip along a sheet of roll roofing which forms the under portion at the lap in the application of the roof covering.
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Selvage

A selvage (US English) or selvedge (British English) is a self-finished edge of fabric. The selvages keep the fabric from unraveling or fraying. The selvages are a result of how the fabric is created. In woven fabric, selvages are the edges that run parallel to the warp (the longitudinal threads that run the entire length of the fabric), and are c
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Selvage

[knitting] The selvage of a knitted fabric consists of the stitch(es) that end each row (`course`) of knitting. Also called selvedge, the term derives from `self-edge`. The selvage may be considered finished; it may also be used in seaming garments, or finished and reinforced using crochet or other techniques. There are many methods for pro
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Selvage

An edge or edging that differs from the main part of (1) a fabric, or (2) granule-surfaced roll roofing material.
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Selvage

The edge on either side of a woven or flat knitted fabric, often of different threads and/or weave, so finished to prevent raveling.
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Selvage

The lengthwise, or warpwise, edge of a woven fabric. The point at which the weft yarns bind the warp to form a finished edge.
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selvage

The area of the point of contact between a vein and the surrounding rock.
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selvage

differently finished edging of cloth
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