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.
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Translations

dry-cleaning

[ˌdraɪˈkliːnɪŋ] nlavaggio a secco
shall I pick up your dry-cleaning for you? → vado a prenderti la roba in tintoria?
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dry-cleaning

تَنْظِيفٌّ جافّ chemické čištění kemisk rensning chemische Reinigung στεγνό καθάρισμα lavado en seco, limpieza en seco kuivapesu pressing kemijsko čišćenje pulitura a secco ドライクリーニング 드라이클리닝 chemisch reinigen rensing czyszczenie chemiczne lavagem a seco, limpeza a seco химическая чистка kemtvätt การซักแห้ง kuru temizleme sự giặt khô là hơi 干洗
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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It is widely known for its use in dry cleaning of fabrics and for metal-degreasing operations, as it accounts for 80% to 85% of all dry-cleaning fluids used [3].
The quick dry-cleaning software has proved to be a great tool for the dry cleaning industry and its updated features keep assisting the dry cleaners and make their job simpler.
THE owner of dry-cleaning business Johnson Cleaners today said a programme of closures would help restore profits at the division after tough trading in the first half of the year.
Dry-Clean Only will not only save you a trip to the dry cleaners, but will save money in dry-cleaning bills, too.
The first pod, which provides a customer drop-off point for washing and dry-cleaning, has opened at Warwick Parkway railway station.
MERSEYSIDE-BASED Johnsons Services is considering an offer to sell its dry-cleaning division, which is valued at around pounds 70m.
Now a study by a team of Nordic researchers of cancer risk among dry-cleaning workers in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden finds that, with the exception of bladder cancer, exposure to the solvent showed no link to the disease [EHP 114:213-219].
That's because many daily activities--including driving to work, visiting dry-cleaning shops, and sitting in smoky restaurants--put people in envelopes of air that are disproportionately laden with chemicals.
About 25 dry-cleaning operations in the United States have formed a nonprofit alliance to give insurers a network of reliable restoration dry cleaners, which could help save claims costs.
If so, two products on the market may help you minimize the number of trips you take to this service provider and may significantly reduce your dry-cleaning bill.
Used by 80 to 85 percent of the dry cleaners in the United States, this chlorinated hydrocarbon was originally developed as a metal degreaser for airplane parts before the dry-cleaning industry adopted it more than 50 years ago.