pilling

see bark stripping
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22223

Pilling

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pill
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Pilling

A condition, often caused by heavy use, in which fibers from different tufts of carpet become entangled in one another forming hard fiber masses or `pills`. These pills can be cut off with scissors.
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Pilling

A tangled ball of fibers that appears on the surface of a fabric, as a result of wear, abrasion, or continued friction or rubbing on the surface of the fabric.
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pilling

Formation of small tangles of fibers when the surface of a material is rubbed against itself or another surface. Looks like small fabric balls on the fabric surface. The tendency to pill is not a desirable quality in a fabric.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21117

pilling

see bark stripping
Found on http://info.sjc.ox.ac.uk/forests/glossary.htm

Pilling

Unsightly balling of fibres on fabric surface due to friction worse on inferior fabrics.
Found on https://www.prestigeleisure.com/glossary-of-terms.asp
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