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[ non-woh-vuh n ]
/ nɒnˈwoʊ vən /


(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.

Nearby words

nonvoting, nonwhite, nonwoody, nonword, nonworking, nonwoven, nonyl alcohol, nonzero, noob, noodge, noodle

Origin of nonwoven

First recorded in 1940–45; non- + woven Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019