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diaper

a. a woven pattern on fabric consisting of a small repeating design, esp diamonds
b. fabric having such a pattern
c. such a pattern, used as decoration
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diaper

diaper
An allover pattern with motifs placed in a repeated design, esp. on a rectangular or diagonal grid.
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TT: Common needs for disposable diapers are that they do not leak the baby's urine or feces, but also gentle to the skin.
In recent years, the baby disposable diaper industry of China has developed rapidly, but the market penetration rate is still much lower than that in developed countries; in 2011, China's market penetration rate was just 40%.
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NEW YORK -- Ever since the disposable diaper was first introduced a debate has raged over whether these throwaway products are superior to reusable cloth diapers.
Under president and chief executive officer John Rinaldi, who founded Arquest in 1991 after serving as an executive with Johnson & Johnson, the supplier has increased its sales to $200 million in the $4.3 billion-a-year disposable diaper segment.
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Consultants with Franklin Associates in Prairie Village, Kan., compared all costs associated with disposable diapers against those for cloth diapers.
Babies wearing ultra-absorbant diapers had significantly drier skin, pH values closer to normal, and less dermatitis than babies wearing regular disposable diapers or cloth diapers.
The administration estimates disposable diapers cost about $936 per child each year.
"Nine out of 10 Americans with children in diapers prefer disposable diapers. Trying to find ways to subsidize diaper services is probably not the best way for a professional environmental advocate to spend her or his time."