wash-and-wear


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wash-and-wear

(wŏsh′ən-wâr′, wôsh′-)
adj.
Treated so as to be easily or quickly washed or rinsed clean and to require little or no ironing. Used of clothes and linens: a wash-and-wear shirt.
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wash-and-wear

adj
(Textiles) (of fabrics, garments, etc) requiring only light washing, short drying time, and little or no ironing
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wash′-and-wear′



adj.
noting or pertaining to a fabric that can be washed, that dries quickly, and that requires little or no ironing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wash-and-wear - a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironingwash-and-wear - a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Adj.1.wash-and-wear - treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing; "a wash-and-wear shirt"
washable - capable of being washed without injury; "washable woolens"; "acrylic blankets are both warm and washable"
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Translations

wash-and-wear

[ˈwɒʃənˈwɛəʳ] ADJque no necesita planchado, de lava y pon
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The original wear test involved more than 700 Airmen at 32 bases worldwide who kept detailed daily logs annotating likes, dislikes, and wash-and-wear problems.