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- v. Alternative spelling of dry cleaned. Simple past tense and past participle of dry-clean.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. cleaned without the use of water; -- usually by immersing in an organic solvent to remove grease.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. cleaned with chemical solvents
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"If you can buy a shirt for $10 and it's going to cost you $15 to get it dry-cleaned, you're likely to just buy another one because it's cheaper," says Ms. Chang.
Dresses are wet- or dry-cleaned satin ones are wet-cleaned and silk are dry-cleaned, steamed and pressed.
I found an off-white silk Armani asymmetric tunic I purchased on sale at Neiman Marcus about three years ago had dry-cleaned and never wore.
Yes, Hal has his uniform dry-cleaned — and at the same place where Daffy Duck has his laundry done!
Indoor-air pollutants come in two primary forms: particle pollution, such as dust, pollen, animal dander and smoke, and gaseous pollutants such as VOCs that are emitted from sources such as building materials, dry-cleaned clothing and aerosol sprays.
I didn't even realize my new silk tunic, that is yellow, had no been properly dry-cleaned as to avoid bleeding on the mattress.
“Anything you need dry-cleaned, I can get you a discount.”
I'm just getting ready, crossing my fingers and getting my clothes dry-cleaned.
"It's Ann Taylor and (per the stapled-on tag) it's dry-cleaned, so that means someone took care of it," she says.
After renters return the garments back in pre-paid, pre-addressed bubble mailers, the dresses are dry-cleaned and prepared for the next renter.