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memory foam

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Definition of memory foam in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A polyurethane material that is sensitive to pressure and temperature, used especially in mattresses, where it moulds to the shape of an individual’s body.
Example sentences
  • Many studies have been done with the space program; the best known is the creation of memory foam.
  • Seems memory foam is something people either love or hate.
  • And memory foam can help the sleeper achieve the ideal night's rest.

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