dry cleaning

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dry-clean

(drī′klēn′)
tr.v. dry-cleaned, dry-clean·ing, dry-cleans
To clean (clothing or fabrics) with chemical solvents that have little or no water.

dry cleaner n.
dry cleaning n.

dry′ clean′ing


n.
1. the cleaning of garments, fabrics, draperies, etc., with chemicals rather than with water.
2. garments and other items for such cleaning.
[1810–20]
dry′-clean′, v.t.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dry cleaning - the act of cleaning (fabrics) with a solvent other than water
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"