1. The waviness of a fiber expressed as crimps per unit length. 2. The difference in distance between two points on an unstretched fiber and the same two points when the fiber is straightened under tension. 3. The difference in the distance between two points when the yarn has been removed from the fabric and straightened under specific tension expressed as a percentage of the distance between the two points as the yarn lies in the fabric.
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