durable press

durable press
noun
a fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape
Syn: ↑permanent press
Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile

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noun
durable-press \\¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ \ adjective

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durable press,
1. a textile-manufacturing process in which creases, pleats, and seams are set into fabric by the use of chemicals: »

Durable press…permits clothes to be taken out of the dryer and worn without a touch of the iron (Time).

2. the pressed condition of textiles treated by this process: »

Fabrics containing a durable press…have been widely used in men's and boys' apparel (New York Times).

Also, permanent press.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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