filato di cotone

English translation: cotton fibres or yarns or threads

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02:33 Jan 21, 2001
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Italian term or phrase: filato di cotone
Is is sufficient to translate this with "cotton" or is there some other term that is more specific?
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kringle
Local time: 20:38
English translation:cotton fibres or yarns or threads
Explanation:
In the garment industry, filato di cotone refers to the fibres used in weaving the cloth, so yarn or thread would not be appropriate. You could use cotton yarn for knitwear, however.
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Kelly O'Connor
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nacotton fibres or yarns or threads
Kelly O'Connor
nacotton yarn
CLS Lexi-tech
nacotton or cotton yarn
Angela Arnone


  

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15 mins
cotton or cotton yarn


Explanation:
Depends on your context.
Angela



Angela Arnone
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2 hrs
cotton yarn


Explanation:
is it on a label? Or where does the term occur?
filato is definitely yarn, whether it is knitted by hand or machine.
I was trying to open the Department of Commerce (US) textile classification but could not
In any case here is the reference I was looking for
http://otexa.ita.doc.gov/cats.htm

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Paola L M


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21 hrs
cotton fibres or yarns or threads


Explanation:
In the garment industry, filato di cotone refers to the fibres used in weaving the cloth, so yarn or thread would not be appropriate. You could use cotton yarn for knitwear, however.


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