Definition of washable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɒʃəb(ə)l/


(Especially of fabric or clothes) able to be washed without shrinkage or other damage: washable curtains
More example sentences
  • Ideally the technique is used on washable fabrics, since water is required to remove the marking lines and water-soluble thread.
  • Linen is technically a washable fabric, but how you launder your sewn project, depends on the construction rather than the content.
  • Then, if fabric is washable, launder in warm water and detergent.



Pronunciation: /wɒʃəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • It is made into refrigerator gaskets, used to coat fabric for upholstery and to coat wallpaper for washability, and in making floor tile, horizontal and vertical blinds.
  • These features include degrees of strength or durability, scrubbability, washability, stain resistance, abrasion resistance, and colorfastness.
  • The guidelines focus on requirements for flammability, tear strength, abrasion resistance, washability, scrubbability, and stain resistance.

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