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(especially of fabric) not liable to shrink.
- ‘Wool, on the other hand, if made soft and unshrinkable, would be the perfect underwear for battle.’
- ‘School caps and blazers are made from pre-shrunk or unshrinkable material.’
- ‘This invention provides a roller member including a metallic core roller and an unshrinkable sleeve which is heat-welded onto the surface of the roller.’
- ‘The result is an unshrinkable, soft but durable material that makes beautiful scarves, mittens, shawls and hats woven in village specific patterns.’
- ‘Where unshrinkable fill is used the excavation must be plated or closed to traffic for a minimum of 24 hours after fill placement.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.