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del·i·cate

(del'i-kăt),
Of feeble resisting power.
[L. delicatus, soft, luxurious, fr. de, from, + lacio, to entice]

delicate

Having a fine, fragile structure.
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If machine washable, place delicates in a pillowcase or net bag to prevent them from being snagged in the wash
Our fantastic prize includes flights, return airport transfers, accommodation at the chic Back Bay Hotel in the heart of Boston's Back Bay area, a $1000 Wrentham Village Premium Outlets' shopping gift card, return outlet transfers, pounds 300 spending money, travel insurance plus 6 bottles of Woolite for Delicates.
It uses a gentler solvent than less advanced machines, allowing Cleancare to clean a wider range of fabrics and garments, including delicates such as valuable saris.
The married mother-of-two added: "She keeps her M and Bs tucked away, hidden among her delicates in a cupboard at home.
I squeezed into the utility room this morning and this is what I found, written on the front of the tumble dryer: Easy Iron, Wool Care, Cupboard, Extra, Special, Synthetic, Cotton, Time, Delicates, Textile, Drying, Cooling, End-aftercare.
A lingerie store with a difference, Maxine de Paris offers shoppers the chance to dip into all manner of delicates that will cater for even the pickiest tastes.
Model GSL9365E at the top of the line provides 12 automatic cycles, including an extra-rinse option and a Pulse Action for delicates which mimics hand-washing motions; six speed combinations; six water temperatures monitored by the AccuWash computer chip; the Quiet Wash Plus insulation package; a self-cleaning lint filter; Quick Select timer; and the porcelain tub.
Cet appareil de pointe permet de donner des precisions extremes lors des intervenions chirurgicales du cerveau les plus delicates.
The solution is strong enough to provide resistance to allergen buildup through four washings, and gentle enough to use with baby clothes, lingerie, and delicates.
Actuellement, l'Egypte traverse une des delicates etapes de son histoire et souffre d'une douloureuse gestation a cause precisement d'un heritage empoissonne laisse par une dictature militaire.
Selon Soltane, la HCEP a accompli son travail dans des conditions extremement delicates et ardues notamment en ce qui concerne l'espace de temps limite, les faibles moyens et amendements juridiques disponibles.