wash-and-wear
adjective Date: 1956 of, relating to, or constituting a fabric or garment that needs little or no ironing after washing

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  • wash and wear — ● wash and wear adjectif invariable (américain wash and wear, de to wash, laver, et to wear, porter) Se dit des traitements d apprêts infroissables, pratiqués notamment sur les tissus de coton, qui évitent le repassage après lavage ménager. Se… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • wash and wear — 〈[wɔ̣ʃ ənd wɛ:ə(r)]〉 Vermerk in Kleidungsstücken aus knitterarmen, pflegeleichten Baumwollgeweben, die leicht zu waschen u. ohne Bügeln wieder zu tragen sind [engl., „waschen und tragen“] * * * wash and wear [ wɔʃənd wɛ:ɐ̯ ; engl., eigtl. =… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • wash-and-wear — agg.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} di tessuto sintetico che, dopo essere stato lavato, non richiede stiratura: camicia, maglia wash and wear {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1966. ETIMO: comp. di (to) wash lavare , and 2e e (to) wear indossare …   Dizionario italiano

  • wash-and-wear — {{hw}}{{wash and wear}}{{/hw}}agg. inv. Detto di tessuto di fibre sintetiche che, lavato e asciugato, non richiede stiratura prima dell impiego: abito wash and wear …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • wash-and-wear — wash′ and wear′ adj. clo noting or pertaining to a fabric that can be washed, that dries quickly, and that requires little or no ironing …   From formal English to slang

  • wash and wear — 〈[wɔ̣ʃ ənd wɛ:(r)] Textilw.〉 Vermerk in Kleidungsstücken aus knitterarmen, pflegeleichten Baumwollgeweben, die leicht zu waschen u. ohne Bügeln wieder zu tragen sind [Etym.: engl., »waschen und tragen«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • wash and wear — [wɔʃ ənd weə] <engl. ; »waschen u. tragen«> waschbar u. nach dem Waschen ohne Bügeln wieder zu tragen (Qualitätsbez. als Hinweis für den Käufer) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • wash and wear — [ vɔʃɛnd vɛ:ɐ̯ ] <englisch, »waschen und tragen«> (Kennzeichnung für bügelfreie Textilien) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • wash-and-wear — ☆ wash and wear [wôsh′ən wer′ ] adj. designating or of fabrics or garments that need little or no ironing after washing …   English World dictionary

  • wash-and-wear — I noun a fabric treated to be easily washable and to require no ironing • Hypernyms: ↑fabric, ↑cloth, ↑material, ↑textile II adjective treated so as to be easily or quickly washed and dried and requiring little or no ironing a wash and w …   Useful english dictionary

  • wash and wear — {adj.} Not needing to be ironed. Refers especially to synthetic and synthetic blend fabrics. * /Dick bought three wash and wear shirts to take on his trip./ * /Sally s dress is made of a wash and wear fabric./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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