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Being 100 natural cotton, it is not completely waterproof and care should be taken to avoid shrinkage.
A similar shrinkage has been displayed in the case of the protesting Alsace-Lorrainers, who returned only two deputies in 1907.
Customs receipts are larger than ever before, and there is no shrinkage at the clearing house.
Such shrinkage is usually the result of insufficient blanching, or poor packing or both.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Rugose: Short irregular folds, due to shrinkage of surface growth.
On account of the absence of oil, the shrinkage of French spun worsted is considerably less than that made by the Bradford system.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Such shrinkage is greatly hastened when they are rubbed vigorously in hot water and then allowed to cool suddenly.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
This fixes a permanent luster and finish on the piece and sets it so as to prevent shrinkage.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
If this is not done the shrinkage of the metal in cooling will make it fast on the shaft, so that it cant be moved.
In some cases the margin at the end runs the same way of the grain as the top, thus allowing for slight shrinkage.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM

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