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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.
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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.
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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"
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