or to spread out thick spotting agents and soften
SPECIAL ORDERThe procurement and
sale of a retail item to a specified individual who
has ordered the item. The item is sold through
a retail store but is not carried as stock.
SPECIAL SOILSSoils that are insoluble in
either water or laundry chemicals. They must be
removed partially or entirely using spotting
SPOTMark on clothing caused by foods,
blood, grease, or other substances.
SPOTTERA person who actually does the
SPOTTINGA specialized art in which a spot
or stain is identified and removed using the proper
chemical agent without damaging or affecting the
SPOTTING BRUSHESUsed to help break
up stains so the spotting agents can penetrate into
and around the stains.
SPOTTING GUNUsed for removing spots
or stains from wool, silk, and synthetics.
SPRAY GUNSUsed on the press deck in the
laundry to dampen shirts or trousers that have
gotten dry so they can be pressed properly.
STAINThe setting of a spot on material or
STANDARD NAVY CLOTHING ITEMS
Items authorized in the Navy Standard Clothing
Price List for Men and Women, NAVRESSO Pub
STANDARD PRICEThe price at which an
item of standard Navy clothing is bought and sold.
STARCHINGThe process of adding sizing
to clothing to give it stiffness.
STAY TIMEThe maximum permissible
exposure duration that a person may stay in a heat
stress environment before being removed to a
cool, dry recovery environment.
S T E A M A I R F I N I S H E R P i e c e o f
equipment used in dry-cleaning activities to finish
coats, overcoats, peacoats, and foul weather
SUIT WRAPPERPlastic wrapper used to
cover all pressed or finished articles to keep them
free of dirt or dust and to keep them together.
SUPPLY DOORDoor located on the side
of the washer extractor used to add supplies
manually to the washer extractor.
SURVEYAn expenditure of stock for
SUSPENSIONThe solution in which solids
are finely dispersed and held in suspension by
liquid or solid, as soil is held in suspension by
TEMPERATURE CONTROLControl on
the program chart that regulates the temperature
of the water according to what is set on the
TENSION SPRINGSUsed to secure the
press head cover to the head of the press.
THERAPEUTIC PRACTICESThe treat-
ment of disease or disorders by remedial agents
or methods. These types of practices are
prohibited in the barbershop.
THERMOSTATThe device that controls
the desired temperature in the washer extractor.
This thermostat can control the high temperature
setting for washing and the low temperature
setting for sour.
TRANSFERThe movement of stock from
the accountability of one ships store officer to
that of another.
TROUSER GUARDA tubular or flattened
piece of cardboard affixed to a clothes hanger to
prevent lines from being imprinted on trousers
after they have been hung up.
UNDERRINGOccurs when a price lower
than the selling price of an item is rung up on the
UNIT IDENTIFICATION CODEA
symbol assigned by the Comptroller of the Navy
to ships, aircraft units, stations, and other