Definition of Permanent press

1. Noun. A fabric that has been chemically processed to resist wrinkles and hold its shape.

Exact synonyms: Durable Press
Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



Definition of Permanent press

1. Noun. A characteristic of a fabric, especially one used in clothing, often created by applying a chemical treatment and pressure, which causes lasting resistance to wrinkling and retention of pleats and creases. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Permanent press

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1. Cotton Ginners Handbook edited by W. S. Anthony, William D. Mayfield (1995)
"Permanent-press treatments require the fabric to be treated with a resin solution ... If permanent press is not desired, a so-called natural finish can be ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1833)
"The permanent press, as distinct from the daily, teems with productions of a commanding character. There is a great class of authors always existent in ..."

3. Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London by Richard Rush (1833)
"The permanent press as distinct from the daily, teems with productions. There is a great and powerful class of authors always existent in England, ..."

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