Definition of permanent waving in English:

permanent waving

noun

  • The process of creating permanent waves in hair.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Syracuse Herald. From permanent wave + -ing.

Pronunciation

permanent waving

/ˌpəːmənənt ˈweɪvɪŋ//ˌpəːm(ə)nənt ˈweɪvɪŋ/