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Oxford

Oxford shirt. Initially made in Oxford, England, it is a plain weave fabric where two or more filling yarns pass over and less than one or more parallel warp yarns. It is possible to have 2×1, 2×2, 3×2, 4×4, or 8×8. Used in dress shirting’s where the warp is a colour

Oxidation

Oxidation when oxygen and another substance chemically join; it occurs when the indigo yarn comes out of the indigo bath between dips and is critical for the dyestuff to penetrate the fibre.