angola cloth


English-Chinese lightIndusrty dictionary (英汉轻工业大词典). 2013.

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  • Angola Cloth — A cotton embroidery fabric, dyed cream colour, woven in small check effects of the diaper style. Yarns are about 18 s to 24 s for both warp and weft, and in various reeds and picks, but all low to give an open fabric. Made in 54 in …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • angola cloth — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized A 1. : a clothing fabric of plain or twill weave with cotton warp and wool weft 2. : a cotton fabric with diaper pattern used for embroidery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angola — Plain or twill fabric, woven from a cotton warp and an angola yarn weft. Principally used as shirting cloths for the home trade and often termed Unions . One quality is made 33 in., 36 X 38 per inch, 14 s cotton warp, 16 s angola weft. The term… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Angola — Angolan, adj., n. /ang goh leuh/, n. a republic in SW Africa: formerly an overseas province of Portugal; gained independence Nov. 11, 1975. 10,623,994; 481,226 sq. mi. (1,246,375 sq. km). Cap.: Luanda. Formerly, Portuguese West Africa. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Colonization of Angola — History of Angola This article is part of a series Precolonial history (Prehistory–1575) …   Wikipedia

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  • western Africa, history of — Introduction       history of the region from the 11th century to the present.       A reasonable body of sources for the writing of western African history begins to be available about AD 1000. Three centuries earlier, the Arabs (Arab) had… …   Universalium

  • Central Africa — Introduction       region of Africa that straddles the Equator and is drained largely by the Congo River system. It comprises, according to common definitions, the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville), the Central African Republic, and the… …   Universalium

  • Southern Africa — Introduction       southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The island nation of Madagascar is excluded… …   Universalium

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