a substance added to fabrics during laundering to make them puffier and softer.
a solution or solution-treated cloth added to a washer or dryer to soften clothes
- Fabricus ab aquapendente
Fabricus ab Aquapendente Fa·bri·cus ab A·qua·pen·den·te (fā-brĭsh’ē-əs āb āk’wə-pěn-děn’tē), Hieronymus. 1537-1619. Italian anatomist who gave the first detailed descriptions (1603) of the semilunar valves of the veins and established embryology as a medical discipline with his comparative studies of human and animal fetal development.
[fab-ri-koid] /ˈfæb rɪˌkɔɪd/ Trademark. 1. a brand of waterproof fabric having a cloth foundation and a pyroxylin surface, used especially as a substitute for leather in bookbindings, upholstery, etc. /ˈfæbrɪˌkɔɪd/ noun 1. trademark a waterproof fabric made of cloth coated with pyroxylin
[fah-bree-tsee-oo s] /fɑˈbri tsi ʊs/ noun 1. Carel [kah-ruh l] /ˈkɑ rəl/ (Show IPA), 1622–54, Dutch painter: pupil of Rembrandt.
/French fabri/ noun 1. Charles (ʃarl). 1867–1945, French physicist: discovered ozone in the upper atmosphere