textile softener

textile softener

[′tek·stəl ‚sȯf·nər]
(materials)
A chemical that attaches molecularly to textile fibers with the polar (charged) end of the cation oriented toward the fiber and the fatty tail exposed to give a feeling of softness to the fabric.
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