permanent press


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permanent press

[′pər·mə·nənt ′pres]
(textiles)
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The new commission also blocked a number of journalists who are critical of the government from acquiring permanent press cards.
She is the Agricultural Research Service chemist who led the team that invented the process that created permanent press. This, in turn, gave rise to a whole school of chemical textile treatments and essentially kept cotton on the apparel-retailer's shelves.
(6) The permanent press setting on your washing machine uses how many more gallons of water per load than the regular setting?
And never use starch or sizing, nor hot press or dry-clean the uniform because it deteriorates the cloth fiber, which damages its permanent press and near-infrared features.
Additionally, its permanent press finish means the uniform cannot be starched, pressed or dry-cleaned.
In 1985, after moving back to Portland, Sacco co-edited and co-published Portland Permanent Press, the monthly comics newspaper.
It is made of a near maintenance-free permanent press 50/50 nylon and cotton blend.
Today's miracle fabrics go a lot farther than permanent press or stain resistance.
-- Formaldehyde resins found in permanent press clothes may cause some cases of contact dermatitis.
However, since the ACU is made of permanent press fabric, and soldiers will no longer have to pay to have patches sewn on, uniform maintenance costs are expected to be lower than they are for BDUs.
It also is an important chemical used in myriad man-made products from paper and carpets to nail polish and permanent press fabrics.

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