fiberfill

noun
fi·​ber·​fill | \ ˈfī-bər-ˌfil How to pronounce fiberfill (audio) \

Definition of fiberfill

: synthetic fibers used as a filling material (as for cushions)

Examples of fiberfill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Materials include a cotton cover, glass beads for the fill, and additional fiberfill and fabric layers with pocketed quilts to stay evenly distributed. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "12 Best Weighted Blankets to Ease Stress and Anxiety," 12 Nov. 2019 Unlike most down and fiberfill pillows, memory foam isn’t machine washable. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "8 Best Memory Foam Pillows of 2020, According to Bedding Experts," 17 June 2020 The cover features Outlast technology and Climadry fiberfill for a plush feel that'll store and release heat throughout the night, keeping you at a stable body temperature. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "8 Best Memory Foam Pillows of 2020, According to Bedding Experts," 17 June 2020 When pillows start to get misshapen (particularly fiberfill or shredded memory foam), it is often recommended to periodically tumble dry them in the dryer to fluff ’em back up. Gabrielle Hondorp, Popular Mechanics, "The 7 Best Cooling Pillows for A Comfortable Night’s Sleep," 9 June 2020 Heavy-Duty RefrigiWear’s Cowhide is the prototypical heavy-duty, cold-weather mitt, given its combination of fiberfill and foam insulation. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "The Army Found a Way to Keep Your Hands Warm Without Gloves," 14 Jan. 2020 Stuff arms with fiberfill; glue upper ends shut to make fake arms. Woman's Day Staff, Woman's Day, "Three-Headed Four-Armed Monster," 9 Sep. 2019 The bottom is 2 inches of memory foam for support and pressure relief, while the top layer is 2 inches of fiberfill for cloud-like comfort. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "7 Top-Rated Mattress Toppers, According to Textile Pros," 19 Dec. 2018 There's also polyester fiberfill for extra plush comfort. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "7 Top-Rated Mattress Toppers, According to Textile Pros," 19 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of fiberfill

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Fiberfill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiberfill. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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