American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An extremely fine synthetic fiber that can be woven into textiles with the texture and drape of natural-fiber cloth but with enhanced washability, breathability, and water repellancy.
- micro- + fiber (Wiktionary)
“The beauty of using microfiber is that its five-times more absorbent than cotton – which is extremely beneficial as bandanas are often used to absorb perspiration – and the material is naturally much more odor-resistant due to the nature of the material.”
“Lauri: Back here we now have 'microfiber' cleaning cloths.”
“The fabrics include not only the traditional woven or knit cotton but also Lycra, Spandex and various "microfiber" synthetics.”
“She started wearing it again when she took up running in the 1990s and was impressed by "microfiber" athletic gear.”
“The bunny is made from high-tech, high-pile microfiber which is very effective at gathering dust.”
“Right on Hjohn, I try to carry a dry piece microfiber cloth or lens cloth in my bag to wipe the outside of the scope when it fogs.”
“Dust with a damp cloth or a microfiber cloth to avoid kicking up dust particles in the air as you work.”
“It comes in a choice of colors and with either a polyurethane Jobs notes that they make spacesuits out of polyurethane or leather exterior, with a microfiber lining on the inside the clean the screen.”
“Apple sells a $39 soft microfiber case that doubles as a stand for watching videos and slideshows.”
“Leather couch worn from years of hard use with a warm microfiber blanket and soft natural lighting.”
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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