Sanforize

Sanforize [san′fər īz΄ ]
vt.
Sanforized, Sanforizingback-form. from Sanforized, a trademark applied to fabrics so treated: after Sanford L. Cluett (1874-1968)
to preshrink (cloth) permanently by a patented process before making garments

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  • Sanforize — ☆ Sanforize [san′fər īz΄ ] vt. Sanforized, Sanforizing [back form. from Sanforized, a trademark applied to fabrics so treated: after Sanford L. Cluett (1874 1968)] to preshrink (cloth) permanently by a patented process before making garments …   English World dictionary

  • sanforize — San·for·ize || sænfÉ™raɪz v. shrinkproof, treat against shrinkage (fabrics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sanforiser — ● sanforiser verbe transitif Procéder au Sanforisage. sanforiser [sɑ̃fɔʀize] v. tr. ÉTYM. Mil. XXe (1955, in Höfler; sanforiseur, 1955, Dict. des métiers); marque déposée d orig. américaine (sanforize). ❖ ♦ Techn., comm. Soumettre (un tissu) à un …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sanforisieren — san|fo|ri|sie|ren 〈V. tr.; hat; Textilw.〉 Gewebe sanforisieren durch trockene Hitze einschrumpfen lassen, damit es später beim Waschen nicht mehr einläuft [nach dem Erfinder, Sanford L. Cluett] * * * Sanforisieren   [nach dem amerikanischen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • attenuate — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, abate, adulterate, alleviate, attenuated, baptize, bate, blow off, blunt, cast forth, clear away, constrict, consume, contract, cramp, cripple, cut, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, deflate, dematerialize,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • consume — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, abate, ablate, absorb, annihilate, assimilate, atomize, atrophy, attenuate, bate, be eaten away, bestow, bleed white, blow, break up, bring to ruin, burn down, burn up, come apart, condemn, confound,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dry up — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, air dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be consumed, be used up, blot, brush, burn, consume, cure, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, devitalize, diminish, drain, droop, dry, dummy up, emacerate, emaciate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • emaciate — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, atrophy, attenuate, consume, consume away, dilute, dribble away, dry up, emacerate, macerate, parch, pine away, preshrink, rarefy, run to seed, run to waste, sear, shrink, shrivel, subtilize, thin, thin away …   Moby Thesaurus

  • macerate — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, agonize, attenuate, bathe, bloody, brew, chew, claw, consume, convulse, crucify, crush, douche, drench, drouk, dry up, emacerate, emaciate, excruciate, flush, harrow, imbrue, imbue, impale, impregnate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parch — Synonyms and related words: Sanforize, air dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, be in heat, blaze, blister, bloom, blot, boil, brand, broil, brush, burn, burn in, burn off, cast, cauterize, char, choke, coal, combust, consume, cook, crack, cupel,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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