Definition of Sanforized in English:

Sanforized

adjective

North american
trademark
  • (of cotton or other fabrics) preshrunk by a controlled compressive process; meeting certain standards of washing shrinkage.

    • ‘Manufacturers which meet special test requirements and conform to a precise standard of shrinkage established by The Sanforized Company may label their merchandise Sanforized™.’

Origin

1930s: from the name of Sanford L. Cluett (1874–1968), the US inventor of the process.

Pronunciation:

Sanforized

/ˈsanfəˌrīzd/