Definition of alginate fiber
: any of various fibers made from alginates (as calcium alginate) that are characterized by nonflammability and in some cases by solubility in water or dilute alkaline solutions and are used in making yarns and textiles
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
First Known Use of alginate fiber
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up alginate fiber? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).