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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To purposely reduce in size during the manufacturing process.

Usage examples (7)
  • Public Service Announcement: Remember, folks, always preshrink any fabrics you intend to wash.
  • Dear ladies (and sirs), that last is reason alone to try to remember to WASH - not dryclean - your (washable) fabrics when you get them home, instead of waiting until just...
  • I would first hand sew grosgrain ribbon preshrink it, of course to the underside of the sweater fronts, as wide as the depth of the leather triangles - run it from left...
  • Here's why: After weaving, the blankets are processed in mountain river-powered washing machines to preshrink them. for more
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