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dry cleaning

noun

: the process of cleaning cloth with special chemicals instead of water

: clothing or cloth items that have been dry-cleaned

Full Definition of DRY CLEANING

1
:  the cleansing of fabrics with substantially nonaqueous organic solvents
2
:  something that is dry-cleaned
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Examples of DRY CLEANING

  1. I can pick up the dry cleaning on my way home.

First Known Use of DRY CLEANING

1855
DRY CLEANING Defined for Kids

dry cleaning

noun

Definition of DRY CLEANING for Kids

1
:  the cleaning of fabrics with a substance other than water
2
:  something that has been cleaned by a dry cleaner

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