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tuft

1. a small clump of trees or bushes
2. (formerly) a gold tassel on the cap worn by titled undergraduates at English universities
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tuft

[təft]
(geology)
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Polyester spunbond nonwovens are used for tufted carpet backings, however, demand for these backings are trending downward because automotive interior carpets have shifted from tufted to needlepunched nonwovens.
With these findings; we came to a conclusive diagnosis of Tufted Folliculitis.
Tufted angioma usually develops in infancy and early childhood.
kaleen.com 4 The tufted wool Serenade rug from Company C melds classic motifs with a modern color palette to brighten a neutral room.
Zoo spokeswoman Kim Riley said: "Tufted deer are not classed as an endangered species but, due to clearing of land for agriculture, logging and other human activities, their future remains uncertain.
The polyethylene surface is tufted at a height of two inches and is top-dressed with a mix of non-compactable sand and coarse rubber.
The woven types such as Axminster and Wilton are more expensive because they take longer to produce than the tufted types.
Tufted Ducks and Pochards spend much of the daylight hours floating around in mixed flocks fast asleep.
From 2007, demand for tufted materials in the market was down 50% while demand for needlepunch was down only slightly or around 10%.
INTRODUCTION: Tufted angioma was an uncommon benign vascular neoplasm, localized to the skin and subcutaneous tissues with no documented systemic or metastatic involvement.
Tufted angioma is an uncommon benign vascular tumour encountered usually in infancy and early childhood.