preshrunk


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preshrunk

(of fabrics, garments, etc.) having undergone a shrinking process during manufacture so that further shrinkage will not occur

preshrunk

[prē′shrəŋk]
(textiles)
Pertaining to a fabric that has been shrunk during manufacture in order to minimize later shrinkage.

preshrunk

1. Descriptive of concrete which has been mixed for a short period in a stationary mixer before being transferred to a transit mixer.
2. Descriptive of grout, mortar, or concrete that has been mixed 1 to 3 hr before placing to reduce shrinkage during hardening.
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It can be preshrunk in the washer/dryer, and can be quilted (or tied) up to eight inches apart.
The dye process also results in a preshrunk garment that doesn't require dry-cleaning, and Kerr -- like her busy, "soft professional" customers -- is a wash-and-wear kinda gal.
Thirty years ago, an ad for Morgan Jones stated, "even with its handcrafted look, [it] is machine washable, iron-free, lint-free and preshrunk.
T-shirts are made from 100-percent, preshrunk cotton and ceramic mugs hold 11 ounces (Starting at $16.
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The iRideMotorcycles Hooded Sweatshirt is made from 14oz, 50/50 cotton/polyester preshrunk fleece, which rests comfortable against the skin and protects against irritation for the wearer.
These garments are preshrunk, super soft, and comfortable and available at boutiques or online (www.
Each shirt comes with four different sew-on "workforce-look" patches and is made from preshrunk, pre-washed, 5.
And we've really had no problems -- none of the sheets are seamed, they are both oversized and preshrunk, and the twin sheet stretches to fit a twin extra long mattress.
Manufactured by a Pennsylvania company, the throw is 100 percent cotton in 2-1/2 layers, machine washable, colorfast and preshrunk.
Available in every color imaginable with slick graphics of surfers, palm trees, the American flag, or simply the Speedo logo, these 100% cotton preshrunk T-shirts will keep you cool (and cool looking) throughout the summer.
Most of the clothing is one-size-fits-all (roughly sizes 4 to 16), and everything has been preshrunk.