Definitions for "Baffling"
Keywords:  fullest, loft, sewn, comforters, sewing
Cloth panels or strips sewn into down comforters.
Vertical walls of fabric are sewn inside the ticking, then filled with down. Baffling, as opposed to quilting (simply sewing together the top and bottom layers of ticking), allow down comforters to assume their fullest loft. Also referred to as "baffle boxes" and "baffle construction."
The best quality construction found in down comforters. Sewn-in cloth walls, rather than sewn-through stitching, keeps down from shifting and prevents cold spots. Baffling allows the down to loft to its fullest for maximum insulation.
making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
Frustrating; discomfiting; disconcerting; as, baffling currents, winds, tasks.
Light stopping walls in a telescope installed to prevent off-axis light reaching the eyepiece.
A reduction in the energy of flowing water (typically caused by plant material), such that sediment particles may settle from suspension.