San·for·ize || 'sænfəraɪz v. shrinkproof, treat against shrinkage (fabrics)

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  • Sanforization — is a process of treatment used for cotton fabrics mainly and most textiles made from natural or chemical fibres, invented by Sanford Lockwood Cluett (1874 1968) in 1933. It is a method of stretching, shrinking and fixing the woven cloth in both… …   Wikipedia

  • Cone Mills Corporation — Industry Textiles Fate Bankruptcy Successor International Textile Group Founded 1895 Defunct 2004 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • 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 * *… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • atrophy — Synonyms and related words: Sanforizing, abnormality, abscess, acute disease, affection, affliction, ague, ailment, allergic disease, allergy, anemia, ankylosis, anoxia, apnea, asphyxiation, asthma, ataxia, attenuation, backache, bacterial… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • consumption — Synonyms and related words: Sanforizing, TB, ablation, active use, aerogenic tuberculosis, appetite, appliance, application, atrophy, attenuation, attrition, bloodbath, blue ruin, breakup, cannibalism, carnage, carnivorism, carnivority,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • drying — Synonyms and related words: Sanforizing, air drying, anhydration, atrophy, attenuation, blast freezing, bottling, brining, canning, consumption, corning, curing, dehumidification, dehydrating, dehydration, desiccant, desiccation, desiccative,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shrinkage — Synonyms and related words: Sanforizing, ablation, atrophy, attenuation, attrition, consumption, corrosion, curtailment, cut, cutting, decrease, decrement, deliquescence, depletion, depreciation, derogation, detraction, diminution, dip,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shrinking — Synonyms and related words: Olympian, Sanforizing, aloof, aseptic, atrophy, attenuation, backward, bashful, bashfulness, blank, boggle, boggling, chilled, chilly, cold, compunction, constrained, consumption, cool, cowardly, declining, demur,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • thinning — Synonyms and related words: Sanforizing, abatement, adulteration, atrophy, attenuation, attrition, blunting, consumption, contour plowing, cultivating, cultivation, culture, cutting, damping, deadening, debilitation, devitalization, diluent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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