preshrunk


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pre·shrunk

also pre-shrunk  (prē′shrŭngk′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being fabric or a garment that has undergone shrinking during manufacture to minimize subsequent shrinkage: preshrunk jeans.
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preshrunk

(priːˈʃrʌŋk) or

preshrunken

adj
(Textiles) (of fabrics, garments, etc) having undergone a shrinking process during manufacture so that further shrinkage will not occur
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Translations

preshrunk

[ˈpriːˈʃrʌŋk] ADJya lavado
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preshrunk

[ˌpriːˈʃrʌŋk] adjprérétréci(e)
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preshrunk

[ˌpriːˈʃrʌŋk] adj (fabric, garment) → irrestringibile
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References in periodicals archive ?
For the full vintage experience, denimheads insist on 'raw' or unsanforized denim, which hasn't been preshrunk. They then resort to various, time-honored methods such as wearing them while they're wet, or swimming in the ocean while wearing them.
Made of 100 percent preshrunk cotton, and sporting an extended length, the Packin' Tee is available in white only.
Among the company's available apparel selection is their iRide Hooded Sweatshirt, which has been designed to the ultimate in terms of both comfort and style with a 50/50 cotton/polyester preshrunk fleece blend that includes air jet spun yarn for sheer softness without material pilling.
Canvas is also preshrunk before the patterns are cut out.
Most modem interfacings are pretreated, meaning they're preshrunk and don't require any extra steps.
Each piece is 100 percent preshrunk and available from size medium to XXL.
This cozy keeper is super-soft, as is the Mistletoe T-Shirt ($19.99), made of 100% preshrunk cotton, jersey knit, with a cover seam stitched collar, and double-needle stitched hem.
The ratio of shrunk to preshrunk wall length (circumferential) is 1.3:1.
Lipstick & Wildflowers tees, available online at lipstickandwildflowers.com, are sized small to 2X and preshrunk with hand-pulled silkscreen images; custom orders are available for larger sizes, limited only by T-shirt manufacturers' imaginations.
Canvas is made of 100 percent cotton, so it should be preshrunk before painting.
A Hanes Heavyweight 100% preshrunk cotton T-shirt (made in Honduras) was boiled for 10 minutes and air-dried to maximize shrinkage and sterilize the material in a manner available in developing countries.
(Multiple layers can be used for extra loft and insulation.) It can be preshrunk in the washer/dryer, and can be quilted (or tied) up to eight inches apart.