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  • noun A milligram per meter, a unit of linear mass density for thread or fiber.


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  • In the textile industry, a metric unit used to measure the density of a single fiber of yarn. One tex equals a density of one gram per kilometer of length, or 1 mg/m. One tex also equals 10 drex or 9 denier.

    November 6, 2007