schreinerize

[ shrahy-nuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈʃraɪ nəˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), schrei·ner·ized, schrei·ner·iz·ing.

to produce a lustrous finish on (a fabric) by subjecting it to pressure exerted by rollers engraved with many fine lines.

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Also schrei·ner [shrahy-ner]; /ˈʃraɪ nər/; especially British, schrei·ner·ise .

Origin of schreinerize

First recorded in 1905–10; see origin at schreiner finish, -ize
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