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S twist

noun
1.
a direction of the twist in yarns, from top left to bottom right, resembling the long stroke of the letter S.
Compare Z twist.
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  • The spirals formed by twisting may extend upward to the left (the s-twist) or to the right (the Z-twist).

    Chincha Plain-weave cloths Lila M. O'Neale

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