dry-cleaned


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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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Adj.1.dry-cleaned - cleaned with chemical solvents
clean - free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
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As many as 3,200 bags and 8,000 pairs of shoes were also dry-cleaned during this period.
If at all possible, avoid having your ties dry-cleaned, which can discolor the fabric.
Among the VOCs that Adgate and his team studied were chloroform, a by-product of chlorination that's released from household water; d-limonene and a- and b-pinene, common deodorizing chemicals that produce scents of lemon and pine; para-dichlorobenzene, an air freshener and pesticide; and tetrachloroethylene, which emanates from dry-cleaned clothing.