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2013-05-21 23:03:44

Bellefit®, makers of the most effective postpartum corsets and girdles on the market, announces the release of their newest garment, the Dual Closure Corset and the release of their new online sizing calculator. Weston, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Bellefit® corsets help postpartum women rapidly return to their pre-pregnancy shape. Using compression to support postpartum recovery is a time-honored practice among women around the world. Bellefit® makes this age-old practice modern and...

2009-04-08 06:22:00

ATLANTA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Amoena, the worldwide leader of post-breast surgery products, today announced the introduction of The Hannah Collection, the industry's first post-surgical garments infused with Vitamin E and Aloe to ease discomfort after breast surgery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/NYFNSB01LOGO-b) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090408/CL96087) The post-surgical camisole and bra both feature a drain containment device system as well as...


Latest Hook-and-eye closure Reference Libraries

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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