stonewashed
adjective Date: 1982 subjected to a washing process during manufacture that includes the use of abrasive stones especially to create a softer fabric <
stonewashed denim jeans
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stonewashed — [stōn′wôsht′, stōn′wäsht′] adj. washed with small, abrasive stones in manufacturing to cause fading and make softer [stonewashed bluejeans]: also written stone washed * * * ➡ jeans * * * …   Universalium

  • stonewashed — [stōn′wôsht′, stōn′wäsht′] adj. washed with small, abrasive stones in manufacturing to cause fading and make softer [stonewashed bluejeans]: also written stone washed …   English World dictionary

  • stonewashed — (also stonewash) ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a garment or fabric) washed with abrasives to produce a worn or faded appearance …   English terms dictionary

  • stonewashed — adjective Describing cloth or clothing that has been tumbled with stones in order to soften the fabric. I buy stonewashed jeans because they are comfortable not because they are stylish …   Wiktionary

  • stonewashed — adj. Stonewashed is used with these nouns: ↑jeans …   Collocations dictionary

  • stonewashed — stone|washed [ stoun,waʃt ] adjective stonewashed cloth has been treated to make it look old and soft …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stonewashed — UK [ˈstəʊnˌwɒʃt] / US [ˈstoʊnˌwɑʃt] adjective stonewashed cloth has been treated to make it look old and soft …   English dictionary

  • Stonewashed — Der Ausdruck Wash Out (dt. Auswaschung) steht in der Meteorologie für das Auswaschen von in der Luft befindlichen Partikeln durch Regen. in der Textilbranche, wo man es auch als Délavé oder Stonewash bezeichnet, für eine Färbung, die sich mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • stonewashed — stone|washed 〈[ stoʊnwɔʃd] Adj.; undekl.〉 mit Steinen vorgewaschen, um dem Stoff ein gebrauchtes Aussehen zu geben (von Jeans) * * * stone|washed [ stoʊnwɔʃt] <Adj.> [zu engl. stone = Stein u. to wash = waschen]: (von Stoffen) mit kleinen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • stonewashed — stone|washed [ stounwɔʃt] <zu engl. stone »Stein« u. to wash »waschen«> mit kleinen Steinen vorgewaschen, um Farbe u. Material so aussehen zu lassen, als sei das Kleidungsstück nicht mehr neu (von [Jeans]stoffen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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