from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a large number of warp and filling threads per square inch. Used of a woven fabric.


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  • There's nothing like coming home to a reasonably clean room, and sinking in new, clean, high-count sheets I think the thread count was 400?

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  • I still remember the day I found a set of 800-count, queen-sized blue sheets and matching pillow cases (and there will someday be a blog on the luxury of high-count sheets) that were just $20 because they had languished in the Basement for 42 days.

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  • Celebrity Stylist Rachel Zoe selected the high-count cotton shirt as one of her most recent picks on her website: "A striking bleach-chic option with an exaggerated collar and plunging neckline, it is perfection."

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  • Here and there a woman would, between thumb and finger, test the cloth's high-count weave.

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  • All the high-count locations are along city-designated bicycle routes that are marked with either on-street bike-only lanes, combination bus-bike lanes or as a shared route for vehicles and bikes depicted by bike symbols and chevron markings on the pavement. - News

  • China Linen uses proprietary technologies for its high-count yarn spinning and low-cost raw materials for the flax fibers used in its yarns and linens.

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  • By utilizing multiple sensor systems (like a blind man listening and counting steps while using a cane uses two senses -- tactile and hearing -- to routinely navigate known and unknown environments) the GeckoNav's AI software architecture enables differing, high-count sensor systems synergy.

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  • With over 1000 route miles of high-count fiber networks and approximately 800 facilities as of 2007, Southern Light has an unmatched ability to reach end users with fiber solutions.

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  • The rooms boast king, queen or twin-sized beds with plush, high-count Egyptian cotton sheets. Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • Third Samsung handset with 8MP camera surfaces - A Samsung handset with an 8-megapixel camera has been spotted in the company's home market of South Korea, making it the third cellphone from the company sporting such a high-count shooter.

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