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nonwoven

[ non-woh-vuhn ]
/ nɒnˈwoʊ vən /
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adjective

(of a fabric) made of fibers autogenously bonded through the action of a chemical agent or heating device, or adhering by means of resinous substances.

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Origin of nonwoven

First recorded in 1940–45; non- + woven
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