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no-iron

Syllabification: no-i·ron
Pronunciation: /ˌnōˈī(ə)rn
 
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Definition of no-iron in English:

adjective

(Of clothes or fabric) wrinkle-resistant, and so not needing to be ironed after washing.
Example sentences
  • One reason households avoid bleach and use lower temperatures is the proliferation of synthetic, no-iron fabrics, where label directions recommend cold or warm temperatures and ‘no bleach,’ according to the investigators.
  • The '30s-'50s saw cotton, must-iron blouses change to knit (no-iron) shirts with camp logos.
  • In this no-iron, no-odor, no-spill and no-fuss society in which we live, what would we do without technology?

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