- any admixture to a substance for promoting or increasing its softness, smoothness, or plasticity.
- water softener.
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On light-weight goods the softener giving the most general satisfaction is paraffin.
For a softener on heavy weight goods nothing has been found superior to good beef tallow.
To get this evenness the badger hair softener must be washed out and dried after coating each sheet.The Barnet Book of Photography|Various
But time is a sure healer of wounds; a softener of resentment.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
You will note that this softener also contains a percentage of grime which lodges in the pores.The Trap|Betsy Curtis