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On Board" As it relates to closeout merchandise:
'This refers to the location of the merchandise being represented
and shipped from. This can be some indication that the merchandise is being "Brokered",
obviously if the company you are dealing with is located in Texas and lists
merchandise FOB Florida you can almost assume your broker has never seen
the merchandise offered. Be careful as this is not the case in all situations.
A company may have multiple warehouse locations. This is a grey area and
very hard to determine. You will notice many companies stating, "We
have many FOB or warehouse points all over the US". This should not
be construed as company owned facilities.' (this definition
provided by Robert Cyr
at RLC Trading)
F.O.B. (Front On Breast)
as in men's FOB watches that used to be worn on a chain tucked
into the breast pocket of a waistcoat (US- vest). Tailoring term used to
describe positioning of pockets etc.
foil adhesive a clear plastisol based ink for applying brilliant
high-gloss metallic foils by transfer application.
a type of clothing worn on the feet (generally over socks...).
Sneakers, boots, sandals and several other types of shoe fall into the footwear
form form in art is an essential
for representation of ideas or expression of emotions, forms can be achieved
or created only when the perception or understanding is adhered with certain
shapes, so form is a cognitive element. "Form"
is also sometimes referred to as a mannequin.
foulard an article of clothing made of foulard, namely a lightweight
plain-woven or twilled silk with a printed pattern.
Very soft, light fabric. Noted for its soft finish and feel. It is
usually printed with small figures on a dark or light background.
Similar to Surah and Tie Silk, but finer. Was originally imported
from India. Twill, 2 up 2 down.
four-in-hand a necktie tied in a slipknot with long ends
overlapping vertically in front
forest green a dark yellowish or moderate
formal (formalwear) Black Tie,
Dinner Suit or Tuxedo
foulard a lightweight plain-woven or twilled
silk usually decorated with a printed pattern.
re a braided cord worn usually around the left shoulder, especially
when awarded as a military decoration
foxy of a warm reddish brown color.
french cuff a soft double cuff that is made by turning back
half of a wide cuff band and fastening with cuff links
frieze refers to a
rough, heavy, fuzzy, rizzy, boardy woolen overcoating fabric with a rough
surface which originated in Friesland Holland. Often used for overcoating
material for soldiers. Much adulteration is given the cloth. Irish
frieze is quite popular and more reliable and is called "cotha more".
fright wig a wig with hair that stands out from the head
rayon most popular, also mohair and silk and synthetics. The ground
or backing yarns are usually made of cotton. Sometimes jute
or hemp are combined with the cotton. Pile (looped). Made
usually with uncut loops in all-over pattern. It is sometimes patterned
by shearing the loops at different lengths. Some made with both cut
and uncut loops in the form of a pattern. Frise is also spelled
Frieze but frieze really refers to a rough, fuzzy, rizzy, boardy
woolen overcoating fabric which originated in Friesland Holland. Often
used for overcoating material for soldiers. Much adulteration is given the
cloth. Irish frieze is quite popular and more reliable and is called "cotha
frock an outer garment
worn by monks and friars; an outer garment worn chiefly by men; a long loose
mantle; a workman's outer shirt; a woolen jersey worn especially by sailors;
a woman's dress. More at
frock coat a man's
knee-length usually double-breasted coat
frontlet a band or phylactery
worn on the forehead
vivid reddish purple.
fuji a spun
silk clothing fabric in plain weave originally made in Japan.
fuliginous having a dark or dusky color.
of a dull brownish yellow; tawny.
an article of clothing made of or with fur
of any of several colors averaging a brownish gray.
finishing is the most common cutting method for printed labels.
This procedure utilizes a hot knife to heat seal the ends as the label is
cut from the roll. It is the most economical form of finishing by
virtue of its speed and the fact that it saves fabric. However, it
is not recommended for shuttle weave products.
are of considerable help in the clothing industry because for shaping,
edge stitching, securing, strengthening and under picking, which eliminates
tacking or stitching procedures. Interlinings are particularly applied
in the tailoring of jackets and blazers, overcoats, uniforms, dresses, blouses,
shirts, overalls and in the sportswear sector.
fusing machines bond
precut textiles with
a strong cotton and linen fabric.
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