preshrunk

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  • preshrunk — pre|shrunk [ ,pri ʃrʌŋk ] adjective preshrunk clothes do not get smaller when you wash them because the cloth was SHRUNK before the clothes were made …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • preshrunk — UK [ˌpriːˈʃrʌŋk] / US [ˌprɪˈʃrʌŋk] adjective preshrunk clothes do not get smaller when you wash them because the cloth was shrunk before the clothes were made …   English dictionary

  • preshrunk — /pree shrungk /, adj. of or pertaining to a fabric or garment that has been subjected to a shrinking process in order to reduce contraction when the apparel is washed or laundered. [1940 45; PRE + SHRUNK] * * * …   Universalium

  • preshrunk — Synonyms and related words: Sanforized, attenuated, consumed, corky, dried up, emacerated, emaciated, parched, sear, shriveled, shriveled up, shrunk, shrunken, thin, wasted, wasted away, weazened, withered, wizen, wizen faced, wizened …   Moby Thesaurus

  • preshrunk — prɪː ʃrʌŋk adj. (about clothing or fabric) unshrinkable, shrunk beforehand in order to prevent later shrinkage in the laundry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preshrunk — pre·shrunk …   English syllables

  • preshrunk — /ˈpriʃrʌŋk/ (say preeshrungk) adjective (of a fabric or garment) having been subjected to a shrinking process so that it will not shrink further when washed …   Australian English dictionary

  • preshrunk — adj. (of a fabric or garment) treated so that it shrinks during manufacture and not in use …   Useful english dictionary

  • preshrink — [prē shriŋk′] vt. preshrank or preshrunk, preshrunk or preshrunken, preshrinking to shrink by a special process during manufacture so as to minimize further shrinkage in laundering or dry cleaning preshrunk adj …   English World dictionary

  • preshrink — /pree shringk /, v.t., preshrank or, often, preshrunk; preshrunk or preshrunken; preshrinking. to subject (textiles, garments, etc.) to a shrinking process before marketing to minimize subsequent shrinkage. [1935 40; PRE + SHRINK] * * * …   Universalium

  • preshrink — transitive verb (preshrank; preshrunk) Date: 1926 to shrink (as a fabric) before making into a garment so that it will not shrink much when washed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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