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Rarely has a spy thriller so much resembled a pile of ironing.

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It’s these pressing problems that Umashankar aims to address by reducing the use of charcoal with her solar-power ironing cart.

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Ironing vendors, called “press wallahs,” pushing their carts from one neighborhood to the next are a common sight in India.

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After seven months of researching solutions to the traditional charcoal-heated ironing cart, she started working on a design.

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Pay attention to details Although starching and ironing ribbon may seem over the top, it’s a common practice at Biltmore.

Like so many other young adult males, 24-year-old New Yorker Mac Bishop does not enjoy ironing his dress shirts.

The view from Court Two at the Tennis Club de Paris was of ironing boards and models dressing for the Céline show on Sunday.

She also mentioned that they had used their ironing board as a table.

Their first dining-room table was a fold-down ironing board in the kitchen.

I can still see her standing for endless hours at the ironing board steaming and reading simultaneously (and smoking).

When dry, iron it on the wrong side, having laid a linen cloth over the ironing-blanket.

Came Chicago and the technicalities of ironing out the final details of the contract.

She did the washing and ironing herself, the portiere assisting her in the rest of the household work.

Now, as you and Marina sat that evening, folding the ironing, what did you discuss?

So we started just as we were; my wrapping, I remember, was an old ironing blanket, with a large hole burnt in the middle.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ironing, such as: housekeeping, sewing, administration, cooking, homemaking, and housecraft.

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