from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Made by a process not involving weaving. Used of textiles.
  • noun Material or a fabric made by a process not involving weaving.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not woven
  • noun Any of various fabriclike materials made from long fibres bonded together by chemical or mechanical processes.


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  • Mr. Zucker told The Wall Street Journal in 1999 that he was set to revolutionize the textile industry with Miratec, a "nonwoven" fabric created in a process involving water jets and lasers.

    His Purchase of Fabled Hudson Bay Co.

  • It also sells drainage products, nonwoven geotextiles and specialty products that it incorporates in customized projects for its customers.

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  • We are professional manufacturer to make environmental and recycle nonwoven promotional bag, shopping bag and tote bag.

    Target Reusable Shopping Bag

  • SEOUL - Kim Kyung-ji began sixth-period math class Wednesday afternoon by giving her middle school students three-ply, nonwoven face masks, to use during the simulated air strike by North Korea.

    South Korea practices for worst-case attack

  • John Dorr: Yes, we produce macro materials in the form of nonwoven mats and yarns (or threads).

    Making Paper That Can Stop Bullets

  • Spinning and nonwoven equipment includes full scale short-staple spinning line and medium sized dry- laid nonwoven line.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "Dyeing is our mainstay, but we also produce bespoke nonwoven fabrics as well as 'roving' material which is used in up to 80 million pipettes across Europe every year," said Andrew McVey.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Shirley Dyeing and Finishing offers both standard commission and specialist application processing of all fibre types, all woven fabrics with the dyeing and finishing of nonwoven fabrics too.

    Industrial Magic And 10 Million Walking Shoes

  • New lightweight film creating markets for nonwoven composites. (breathable, moisture resistant film now available from Exxon Corp. and Shawmut Mills): An article from: Nonwovens Industry

    A new form of Capitalism: Geonomics

  • Paper bag/box, nonwoven/PP woven shopping bag, cooler bag,suit cover,fashion bag etc are our main products.

    Reusable Shopping Bag: Another Crafty Reuse for T-Shirts


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