One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.
- ‘Mattresses made from memory foam keep the load properly supported, so that no one point is favored over any other.’
- ‘Comfort comes from soft and springy padded upholstery that stands up to intensive use and feels pleasant to the touch and memory foam that adapts to the passengers' body shapes.’
- ‘Also look for a layer of memory foam on top of the air chambers in the casing or as a pillow top.’
- ‘Seems memory foam is something people either love or hate.’
- ‘The bed has memory foam; the armoire holds a discreet flat-screen TV-DVD and a minibar, the bath a mini-sauna and/or whirlpool jets.’
- ‘Our old bed is soooo old it predated memory foam, built-in mattress pads, and all sorts of other features we were quickly schooled in at the bed store.’
- ‘The 'memory foam' has exactly the same shape as it did when you first bought them three days before!’
- ‘The memory foam mattresses have received a great deal of television advertising and, while they look very appealing, they are not inexpensive.’
- ‘Works perfectly in the car, especially in combination with the memory foam.’
- ‘And memory foam can help the sleeper achieve the ideal night's rest.’
- ‘Where your body is making the most contact with the memory foam, the foam reacts and becomes softer.’
- ‘The bags are made from 8 mm thick soft foam padding, 4 mm hard corrugated plastic, cross-linked closed-cell polyethylene foam, and 12 mm thick premium memory foam.’
- ‘Many studies have been done with the space program; the best known is the creation of memory foam.’
- ‘If you've never slept on memory foam before, we'd recommend that you purchase a cheap memory foam mattress pad and see how you like it before investing in a mattress like this where the memory foam isn't removable.’
- ‘He actually took them off in my living room and invited one of my guests to stick her hand into them to 'feel' the memory foam.’
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