tie-dyeing


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tie-dye

(tī′dī′)
tr.v. tie-dyed, tie-dye·ing, tie-dyes
To dye (fabric) after tying parts of the fabric so that they will not absorb dye, giving the fabric a streaked or mottled look.
n.
1. The process of tie-dyeing.
2. A tie-dyed fabric or garment.

tie-dyeing

n
(Textiles) a method of dyeing textiles to produce patterns by tying sections of the cloth together so that they will not absorb the dye. Also called: tie-and-dye
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