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permanent press

n.
1. A chemical process in which fabrics are permanently shaped and treated for wrinkle resistance.
2. A fabric treated by permanent press. In both senses also called durable press.

per′ma·nent-press′ adj.
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permanent-press

adj
(Textiles) treated so as to be crease-resistant
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Adj.1.permanent-press - used of fabrics that do not require ironing; "drip-dry shirts for travel"
unironed, wrinkled - (of linens or clothes) not ironed; "a pile of unironed laundry"; "wore unironed jeans"
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Translations

permanent-press

[ˌpɜːmənəntˈpres] ADJ [trousers] → de raya permanente; [skirt] → inarrugable
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