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crease-resistant

[krees-ri-zis-tuh nt] /ˈkris rɪˌzɪs tənt/
adjective
1.
(of a fabric) resistant to normal wrinkling.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • The colorful, crease-resistant cotton lawn fabric is breathable and looks polished even in hot or humid weather.
  • Formaldehyde has long been used in the textile industry to make clothing crease-resistant or wrinkle-free.
British Dictionary definitions for crease-resistant

crease-resistant

adjective
1.
(of a fabric, garment, etc) designed to remain uncreased when subjected to wear or use
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