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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

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  • Jan W. GoochAffiliated with

\hand\ n {often attributive} ME, fr. OE, akin to OHGr hant hand] (before 12c) The feel of film, fabric, or coated fabric – its flexibility, smoothness, and softness – as judged by the touch of a person.

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