mi·​cro·​fi·​ber | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌfī-bər How to pronounce microfiber (audio) \

Definition of microfiber

: a fine usually soft polyester fiber also : a fabric made from such fibers

Examples of microfiber in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a two-in-one window washing equipment kit that has a bendable head and free replacement microfiber cloths. Chris Hachey, BGR, "Best Window Squeegee," 14 Apr. 2021 The popular microfiber towel doesn’t have any piling, so sand easily shakes free and won’t get stuck on it. Rebecca Carhart, Travel + Leisure, "The 12 Best Beach Towels, According to Thousands of Customer Reviews," 11 Apr. 2021 For the touchscreen or monitor, use a dry microfiber cloth and gently wipe horizontally, then vertically across the screen. Bryony Gilbey, chicagotribune.com, "Isopropyl alcohol for cleaning electronics," 28 Mar. 2021 Case in point, these super soft microfiber cleaning cloths. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, "8 Products For Spring Cleaning Your Tech After A Messy 2020," 19 Mar. 2021 Bust out a soft, dry, lint-free cloth (think about those microfiber cloths that come in eyeglasses cases) and wipe away any obvious dirt, debris, or gunk. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "How to Clean Your Gross, Gunk-Filled AirPods," 1 Dec. 2020 The microfiber scrubber wipes off excess water and instantly absorbs it. Chris Hachey, BGR, "Best Window Squeegee," 14 Apr. 2021 Two microfiber pads sit at the ends of each arm, which attach at a ringed base that allows users to stow the cleaner on a keyring or lanyard. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, "Best glasses cleaners: Get spotless specs with our top picks," 8 Mar. 2021 Williford, who has a series of videos on Apartment Therapy’s site about various cleaning tasks, also likes microfiber, particularly dusting gloves, which can be found at auto-parts stores. Washington Post, "Dusting is the ultimate Sisyphean task. Here’s how to do it right.," 24 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of microfiber

1966, in the meaning defined above

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2 May 2021

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“Microfiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microfiber. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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