Shrinkage [noun]

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A very important factor in the value of a fabric is the shrinkage.

The quotient multiplied by 100 will give the per cent of shrinkage.

The creditor foresaw the shrinkage of his property, and feared it.

The time will come when over at our office there will be a shrinkage.

Moreover, shrinkage is often unequal in different portions of the same piece.

This shrinkage is more particularly to be observed in the case of cotton.

There is some shrinkage in the size of the cotton or paper acted upon.

It is very easy to make and fit, and is not materially affected by shrinkage.

Where there is a mitred or flush joint, the shrinkage is certain to show.

The shrinkage of straw is often remarkable and highly disastrous.