preshrunk


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preshrunk

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

[prē′shrəŋk]
(textiles)
Pertaining to a fabric that has been shrunk during manufacture in order to minimize later shrinkage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It can also be preshrunk, and can be quilted or tied up to 4" 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." In other words, even companies that promoted a handcrafted look were offering the convenience of performance fabrics only technology could provide.
The garment, export can also increase if finished cloth, i.e., preshrunk, even dyed, fast colour is available to the industry.
To prepare fabrics for sewing, take all the nonwashables to the dry cleaner to be steamed and preshrunk. Run washable fabrics through a cycle in your washing machine.
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.teesforchange.com).
Each shirt comes with four different sew-on "workforce-look" patches and is made from preshrunk, pre-washed, 5.5-oz.
These T-shirts are made from 100 percent preshrunk cotton.
"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.