stretch yarn

noun

: synthetic yarn that will stretch under tension and contract when released made from usually thermoplastic filaments that have been given a permanently-set corkscrew twist and then plied or reverse-twisted and used especially for hosiery

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“Stretch yarn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stretch%20yarn. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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