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French to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering / Cleaning materials
French term or phrase:gaufré
This is a translation of market research results for Swiffer cleaning cloths. I cannot find a suitable word for "gaufré", which means the rough waffle-like side of the cloth as opposed to the smooth one. Here's the context: "Ce que j'aime dans cette description c'est la possibilité de la double utilisation. Un côté gaufré, et un côté lisse."
Explanation: Swiffer Mitts are dry dusting cloths that fit your hand—and your cleaning needs—like a glove. Just grab and go. When you put the Swiffer Mitt on, you're ready to dust throughout your house with no cleaning solutions or special tools. The electrostatic action traps dust onto the cloth's textured surface, making cleanup quick and easy.
Thanks a lot! This the best "lay" word to use for this. "Embossed" was another option, but I couldn't find anything on the web connecting it with Swiffer. Thanks to all other contributors and to those who confirmed it. Ian 1 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
"Swiffer, one of two entirely new products the Procter & Gamble Co. is introducing globally this summer, is now available nationally.
Swiffer is a cleaning cloth that uses electrostatic action and a special fabric weave, called Lift & Lock Pockets, to capture and remove dust, hair, crumbs and some common allergens from floors, appliances, furniture and other surfaces in the home, P&G said."