drip-dry


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drip-dry

designating clothing or a fabric that will dry relatively free of creases if hung up when wet

drip-dry

[′drip ‚drī]
(textiles)
Of a fabric, shedding water or moisture rapidly without squeezing, spinning, or wringing.
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* If a freshwater rinse is not available on site, at least allow time for your kayak to drip-dry before loading.
They also requested a bunker gear drying room that could dry their wet gear more quickly than their traditional drip-dry method.
When drip-dry, we laid the posts on stringers (Photo 3) to dry.
Nylon shirts and blouses washed well and were drip-dry but, despite advertisements stating that ironing was a thing of the past, they still needed pressing.
Along with Pivot, Dornbracht showcased two programme supplements: The single-lever mixer Elio with a retractable outlet and woven-fabric hose and two new Water Units-- a single basin with a flat, slightly inclined drip-dry surface, and another basin with a tap hole bench in which fittings and accessories fit seamlessly together to create one unit.
Garments Before the service, he contacted Birmingham County FA and asked to borrow a ref's kit - because they're allweather, drip-dry and look like clerical garments.