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What is "Hydrophilic Fibers" - Definition & Explanation

Fibers that absorb water easily, take longer to dry, and require more ironing. These fibers denote a finish that improves wearing comfort.
Fibers that absorb water easily, take longer to dry, and require more ironing. Hydrophobic Fibers - Fibers that lack the ability to absorb water.
Fibers that absorb water easily, take longer to dry, and require more ironing.

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