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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Apple describes a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and includes a list of inappropriate cleaners. Washington Post, "Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card," 23 Aug. 2019 There’s also a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and a list of inappropriate cleaners. BostonGlobe.com, "Cybersecurity firm bought by EMC-Dell affiliate," 23 Aug. 2019 Apple describes a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and includes a list of inappropriate cleaners. Michael Liedtke, USA TODAY, "Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card," 22 Aug. 2019 There’s also a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and a list of inappropriate cleaners. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Leather wallets, loose change pose danger for new Apple Card," 22 Aug. 2019 Apple’s special instructions also included a two-step cleaning process involving microfiber cloths and isopropyl alcohol and a list of inappropriate cleaners. SFChronicle.com, "APFN-US--Apple Card-Special Care," 22 Aug. 2019 Apple also suggests cleaning the titanium card by wiping it with a microfiber cloth that has been moistened with isopropyl alcohol. Kaya Yurieff, CNN, "Apple warns not to keep its credit card by leather. Or denim. Or loose change.," 22 Aug. 2019 The average wash load of clothes launches 700,000 plastic microfibers. Rowan Jacobsen, Outside Online, "An Ocean Plastics Field Trip for Corporate Executives," 8 Aug. 2019 This most wanted sale buy is crafted with lightly padded microfiber cups that create a smooth and contoured shape for easy wearing underneath your outfit of choice. Elizabeth Buxton, refinery29.com, "The 29 Nordstrom Sale Finds Readers Are Obsessed With," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of microfiber

1966, in the meaning defined above

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