A chemical agent used to prevent static cling and make fabric softer by coating the surface of the cloth fibers with a thin layer of chemicals; these chemicals have lubricant properties and are electrically conductive, thus making the fibers feel smoother and preventing buildup of static electricity; usually available as a liquid or as dryer sheets.
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Fabric-softener Sentence Examples
The easiest way is to place a fabric softener sheet in the bottom of your laundry basket.
During the fabric manufacture process a substance similar to fabric softener is used to enable the fabric to run smoothly through the looms.
By accident I was wiping dust from a plant with a wet sponge containing fabric softener.
I need to change the sheets on my bed, put some fabric softener in the wash Mom always does.
Store items like soap, fabric softener and other supplies there so that they're in easy reach.