microfibre

microfibre
[[t]ma͟ɪkroʊfaɪbə(r)[/t]]
microfibres
N-VAR: oft N n
Microbfibres are extremely light artificial fibres that are used to make cloth.

Microfibre fabrics are three times finer than cotton.

(in AM, use microfiber)

English dictionary. 2008.

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