microfiber

noun
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

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For your husband or anyone else who sleeps warm, cooling options include sleeping with very little clothing, wearing moisture-wicking sleepwear, or using microfiber sheets. Jennifer Adams, https://www.inquirer.com, "Ask Jennifer Adams: How to avoid bedroom thermostat spats," 6 June 2019 It's made with 100 percent microfiber, and is anti-static and anti-pill. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "This Super Soft and Insanely Affordable Sherpa Blanket Will Keep You Warm All Winter Long," 24 Aug. 2018 Invented by University of Michigan engineer Victor Li, the new composite is laced with microfibers that bend without breaking. Pm Editors, Popular Mechanics, "110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years," 10 Dec. 2012 Nappa leather trim is standard but can be upgraded to either softer hide or microfiber. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "The 2020 McLaren GT Is a Mid-Engined Supercar Built for Luxurious Grand Touring," 15 May 2019 Captain Planet fans who prefer sustainable resources can now choose materials made of recycled polyester microfiber. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "The 2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Adds Style and a Hybrid Model," 21 May 2019 Next, a microfiber cloth is dampened in slightly soapy water to wipe the interior and exterior clean, taking care not to saturate the material. Luzanne Otte, Town & Country, "Patricia Altschul's Very Specific Guide to Traveling in Style," 18 May 2019 Cloths labeled as ultra-fine high-quality microfiber are best, according to the EPA. Colleen Stinchcombe, SELF, "These Are the Dirtiest Things in Your Home (Which You Should Clean Immediately)," 21 Dec. 2018 Grab a mop with a washable, reusable microfiber head, like the ones made by Bona, or one with disposable pads, such as a Swiffer. Lauren Smith, Good Housekeeping, "How to Clean Your Laminate Floors (Without Ruining Them)," 28 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of microfiber

1966, in the meaning defined above

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