sizing
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sizing(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (protective covering)
a. la cola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for plaster, paper)
In early paper mills, gelatin was used as sizing.En las primeras fábricas de papel, se usaba la gelatina como cola.
b. el apresto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for cloth)
Sizing increases the strength of yarn during the weaving process.El apresto aumenta la fuerza del hilo durante el proceso de tejer.
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