a process in which a fabric is chemically treated to make it wrinkle-resistant so as to require little or no ironing after washing.
the condition of a fabric so treated.
- Permanent resident
noun 1. (Canadian) an immigrant who has been given official residential status, often prior to being granted citizenship
- Permanent set
noun 1. (engineering) the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed
noun 1. any of the 32 adult teeth that replace the 20 milk teeth. permanent tooth n. Any of the teeth of the secondary dentition. Also called second tooth.
- Permanent virtual circuit
networking (PVC, or in ATM terminology, “Permanent Virtual Connection”) A virtual circuit that is permanently established, saving the time associated with circuit establishment and tear-down. (1997-10-06)