Definition of raveling in English:


Syllabification: rav·el·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrav(ə)liNG


A thread from a woven or knitted fabric that has frayed or started to unravel.
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  • Once the surface was broomed the ravelling was hardly noticeable.
  • Pretest the fabric, notions and trims and make note of any changes or information that'll be important during construction-such as shrinkage and raveling.

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