nonwoven

adjective non·wo·ven \ ˌnän-ˈwō-vən \
|Updated on: 30 May 2018

Definition of nonwoven

1 : made of fibers held together by interlocking or bonding (as by chemical or thermal means) : not woven, knitted, or felted
  • nonwoven fabric
2 : made of nonwoven fabric
  • a nonwoven dress

nonwoven

noun

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1945

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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