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ABACA

ABACA

ABACA The sclerenchyma bundles from the sheathing leaf bases of Musa textilis, a plant closely resembling the edible banana plant. These bundles are stripped by hand, after which they are cleaned by drawing over a rough knife. The fibre bundles are now whitish and...
Abrasion

Abrasion

Abrasion Wet processors (laundries) try to make garments look worn or faded by scraping or rubbing the surface of the fabric causing abrasion. Pumice stones are most frequently used. (see stone washing). See also abrasion resistance in the Eco Fashion Dictionary....
Abrupt climate change

Abrupt climate change

Abrupt climate change Abrupt climate change is difficult to define subjective as it’s depending on large measurements of samples/data intervals in certain research over a rather long time. However, it can be defined as a sudden and rapid alteration of the global...
Absolute scale (zero)

Absolute scale (zero)

Absolute scale (zero) Absolute scale is the name of a temperature measurement term, also known as the Kelvin scale. Kelvin’s unit of measurement begins at absolute zero. The lowest possible temperature: 0° K or -459.67° F (-273.15° C) See Also...