permanent presses

permanent press

noun
1.
a process in which a fabric is chemically treated to make it wrinkle-resistant so as to require little or no ironing after washing.
2.
the condition of a fabric so treated.

Origin:
1960–65

permanent-press, adjective
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permanent press
 
n
a.  a chemical treatment for clothing that makes the fabric crease-resistant and sometimes provides a garment with a permanent crease or pleats
 b.  (as modifier): permanent-press skirts

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