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permanent press

noun

Definition of permanent press

  1. 1 :  the process of treating a fabric with a chemical (as a resin) and heat for setting the shape and for aiding wrinkle resistance

  2. 2 :  material treated by permanent press

  3. 3 :  the condition of material treated by permanent press

permanent–press

adjective


1964

First Known Use of permanent press

1964


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