permanent-press(redirected from permanent-pressly)
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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.
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(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"|
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