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What are "Filament fibers" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 28-Mar-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 1 day ago)
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Filament fibers
Fibers of relatively long length, yards or meters. Most synthetic fibers are filament fibers, but may be cut shorter to make staple fibers, q.v.

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