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Sea Island cotton

Sea Island cotton is along with Egyptian cotton fibre, the most excellent grade of cotton available. The thread spun into yarn two times finer than Pima cotton, the next-best cotton grade.

Secondary materials

Secondary materials manufactured and used at least once and again. Secondary standards national ambient air quality standards designed to protect the welfare, including effects on soils, water, crops, vegetation, synthetic (anthropogenic) materials, animals, wildlife, weather, visibility, and climate; damage to property.

Seconds (imperfect fabrics)

Seconds (imperfect fabrics) is the name on materials (woven or knitted) containing flaws in the weave, finish, or dyeing, and sold as ‘‘seconds’’.


Self-assembly (also called Brownian assembly) is a term used to describe a spontaneous organization of individual pre-existing components into an ordered structure without human or supernatural invention.

Selvedge denim

Selvedge denim is a term used to describe the old 28 29 inch shuttle looms produced denim where selvedge closed.

Sensorial design

Sensorial Design is a term used to include the presentation of experience in all senses. For example, Visual Design only covers visual expression and performance to the visual sense.