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synonyms for silk

  • fiber
  • taffeta
  • thread
  • tulle
  • mantua
  • pongee
  • samite
  • tussah
  • tussore
  • sendal
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All that water adds a lot of weight and volume to the silk materials as they’re stored.
SILK CAN BE MOLDED INTO STRONG MEDICAL IMPLANTSSID PERKINSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They’re actually the caterpillars of the domestic silk moth, Bombyx mori.
SILK CAN BE MOLDED INTO STRONG MEDICAL IMPLANTSSID PERKINSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The type of silk that’s most useful to people comes from what are often called silkworms.
SILK CAN BE MOLDED INTO STRONG MEDICAL IMPLANTSSID PERKINSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They began the process the same way, by removing sericin from silk fibers.
SILK CAN BE MOLDED INTO STRONG MEDICAL IMPLANTSSID PERKINSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Doctors like silk for a variety of reasons, says David Kaplan.
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Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
He urged the growing of mulberry trees and the propagation of silk worms, as being of more value than tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She had been properly dressed for the occasion in black tulle and black silk tights.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A chair covered with red silk, borne on the shoulders of sixteen chair-men, passed up to the temple.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Instead of a cloth, on each table was a sheet of fine glazed paper which had the appearance of oiled silk.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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WORDS RELATED TO SILK

  • handkerchief
  • kerchief
  • neckerchief
  • silk
  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • silk
  • stamen
  • staple
  • strand
  • string
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • wire
  • woof
  • wool
  • yarn
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