straightener


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straight·en

 (strāt′n)
tr. & intr.v. straight·ened, straight·en·ing, straight·ens
To make or become straight or straighter.
Phrasal Verb:
straighten out
1. To resolve (a confusion or conflict).
2. To make less confused or troubled: tried to straighten out the problem student.

straight′en·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.straightener - a device for straightening; "a hair straightener"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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For the rest of your hair, create large barrel curls with your straightener or curling iron.
Moya Sutton, Executive Nurse at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, in Liverpool, said: "We are seeing more and more children with bur ns due to hair straightener injuries, particularly on hands and feet.
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The straightener segment "has come on in the past five years with the popularity of supersmooth straight hair," Riese said.
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Moya Sutton, executive nurse at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, said: "We are seeing more and more children with burns due to hair straightener injuries, particularly on hands and feet.
Most burn incidents are caused when toddlers touch, grab or tread on the straightener plates which can reach temperatures of 235degC - and stay hot up to 15 minutes after being switched off.
Fry had to eventually tell the teams that it was a cucumber straightener invented by Stevenson, better known for his steam engine the Rocket.
Being able to use a straightener on wet and damp hair without the need for prior blow drying seemed like a dream come true.
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