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shrink-resistant

Syllabification: shrink-re·sist·ant
Pronunciation: /ˈSHriNGkrəˌzistənt/

Definition of shrink-resistant in English:

adjective

(Of textiles or garments) resistant to shrinkage.
Example sentences
  • Chitin (the carbohydrate part of cuticle, extracted from shrimp shells) is already used to make wool shrink-resistant.
  • Mildew-resistant, odor-resistant, and shrink-resistant, this suit was fabulous.
  • As with wool alone it is desirable to impart shrink-resistant properties to the wool-fiber blends.

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