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denier

noun [U] uk   /ˈden.i.ər/  us   /-jɚ/ mainly UK
a measure of the thickness of the weave (= pattern of threads) of nylon , silk, etc. thread, especially thread used in making stockings or tights
Translations of “denier”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指編織襪子和緊身衣所用織線的)纖度…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指编织袜子和紧身衣所用织线的)纤度…
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