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What is "Fiberfill" - Definition & Explanation

Fiber batting used as a backing in a quilted fabric or in a sandwich with other fabrics. Used in outerwear, bedspreads.
Specially engineered manufactured fibers, which are used as filler material in pillows, mattresses, mattress pads, sleeping bags, comforters, quilts, and outerwear.
A material made of polyester fiber inside a water mattress that helps restrict the motion.

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