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13:59 Nov 30, 2009
English to Korean translations [PRO]
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase: greige
Definition from
fabric that has not been bleached, dyed or finished after production. If woven sometimes called loomstate.

Example sentence(s):
  • Greige is a rag-trade term meaning undyed, unfinished fabric or goods, and is related to the Italian words greggia (raw silk) and greggio (grey).
  • The submitted sample, designated as “Evenweave Cloth”, is a greige woven fabric composed of 100% cotton. It is characterized by a complex weave which results in an open-work fabric.
  • Before dyeing or printing, inspect all greige fabric in roll one by one. Then choose the best fabric to dye or print for good quality
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표백·염색하지 않은 미가공 직물

Example sentence(s):
  • 섬유염색시 불량은 생지(greige)의, 또는 더 거슬러 올라가 실 방사때의 불량으로 인한 경우가 있고, 또 염색과정 자체의 문제점으로 인한 경우도 있습니다. - 섬유 불량 용어  
  • 1968년 이래, 효성은 국내외의 타이어 제조사를 대상으로 나일론 코드 원사와 생지(生地, Greige Fabric), 열처리지(熱處理地, Dipped Fabric)를 생산해오고 있습니다. ... - 효성  
Jay Kim
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Native speaker of: Korean
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