adjectiveNorth American trademark
(Of cotton or other fabrics) preshrunk by a controlled compressive process; meeting certain standards of washing shrinkage.
More example sentences
- Manufacturers which meet special test requirements and conform to a precise standard of shrinkage established by The Sanforized Company may label their merchandise Sanforized.
1930s: from the name of Sanford L. Cluett (1874–1968), the US inventor of the process.
Definition of Sanforized in:
- The British & World English dictionary