machine-washable

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machine-washable (comparative more machine-washable, superlative most machine-washable)

  1. Capable of being washed in a washing machine without being damaged.
  2. (nonstandard) Dishwasher-safe.
    • 2007, Joyce Weinberg, The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Catering Business, Everything Books, ISBN 1598693840, page 233
      Buy solid white dinner plates, bowls, and dessert/bread and butter plates. Choose machine-washable china that will not scratch or chip easily.
    • 1986, Gwen Conacher, Kitchen Sense for Disabled People, Routledge, ISBN 0709945124, page 53
      Modern dishwashers clean most pots, pans, china and cutlery [] . Several china and cutlery manufacturers now indicate that their goods are machine-washable.

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