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**"Linear density"**Mass per unit length expressed as grams per centimeter, pounds per foot, or equivalent units. It is the quotient obtained by dividing the mass of a fiber or yarn by its length.

The mass per unit length of the yarn, with or without size, expressed in the tex system (g.km-1) (according to ISO/DIS 13922).

In rope specifications, means weight per given unit of length; for example pounds per 100 feet.