Definitions for fabric softener

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fab′ric soft`ener(n.)

  1. a substance added to fabrics during laundering to make them puffier and softer.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of fabric softener:

1960–65

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  1. fabric softener(Noun)

    A chemical agent used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer by coating the surface of the cloth fibers with a thin layer of chemicals; these chemicals have lubricant properties and are electrically conductive, thus making the fibers feel smoother and preventing buildup of static electricity; usually available as a liquid or as dryer sheets.

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  1. Fabric softener

    Fabric softener is a conditioner used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer. It is available as a liquid, crystals, and dryer sheets.

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