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Significant figures

Significant figures are terms used to describe a method for expressing the degree of uncertainty in a measurement in which only those digits known accurately are reported.


Silicone is a term used to describe silicon-containing polymer materials which have found extensive use in the industry because of their excellent stability. They are available as fluids, sealant-adhesives, moldable resins, and rubbers – First silicone oil made in the 1870s, its insensitivity to both high.


Silk is the filament secreted by the silkworm when spinning its cocoon And the name for the threads, yarns, and fabrics made from the commercial silks products the cultivated silkworm, Bombyx mori, which feeds exclusively on the leaves of certain varieties of mulberry trees

Silk‐screen printing

Silk-screen printing is a process by which repeats of a motif or pattern made; the procedure involves the use of silk (or similar material of fine mesh) tightly stretched on frames; a separate structure for each colour.


Singeing is a phase of textile finishing when the fabric surface hair burnt or singed using a controlled flame, to give a clean appearance to the fabrics

Singles yarn

Singles yarn is the most simple strand of textile material suitable for operations such as weaving and knitting. A singles yarn formed from fibres with more or less twist; from filaments with or without the twist.


The sink is a term used on any process, activity or mechanism which removes a greenhouse gas, and aerosols or a precursor of greenhouse gas or aerosols from the atmosphere


Sizing is a term used to describe the starch, gelatin, glue, and wax added to fabrics in the finishing state to improve touch or weight and to help tissue lying in the cutting phase. Sizing is also applied to reinforce warp yarns during weaving.