electrospinning


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e·lec·tro·spin·ning

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-spĭn′ĭng)
n.
A process in which ultrathin, multifilament fibers with diameters in the nanometer range are created by spinning and manipulating streams of electrically charged polymers in a strong magnetic or electric field, used to make specialized fabrics, such as those in spacesuits.
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