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ba·tik

 (bə-tēk′, băt′ĭk)
n.
1.
a. A method of dyeing a fabric by which the parts of the fabric not intended to be dyed are covered with removable wax.
b. A design that is created by this method.
2. Fabric dyed by this method.
tr.v. ba·tiked, ba·tik·ing, ba·tiks
To dye (fabric) using this method: batiked a T-shirt.

[Malay batek, of Javanese origin, from Proto-Austronesian *beCík, tattoo (from the fact that the original process of piercing the waxed cloth prior to soaking was similar to tattooing).]

batik

(ˈbætɪk) or

battik

n
1. (Dyeing) a process of printing fabric in which parts not to be dyed are covered by wax
2. (Dyeing) fabric printed in this way
3. (Dyeing) (as modifier): a batik shirt.
[C19: via Malay from Javanese: painted]

ba•tik

(bəˈtik, ˈbæt ɪk)
n.
1. a technique of hand-dyeing fabric using wax as a dye repellent to cover those parts of the fabric not to be dyed.
2. the design itself or a fabric so decorated.
v.t.
3. to hand-dye (material) using batik.
[1875–80; < Javanese baṭik]

batik

Fabric that is printed by covering some areas with a removable wax that repels dye, so that only unwaxed areas are colored, or the technique of doing this.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batik - a dyed fabricbatik - a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Verb1.batik - dye with wax; "Indonesian fabrics are often batiked"
hand-dye - dye by hand; "This fabric is hand-dyed"
Translations
تَطْبيعٌ الأقْمِشَةِ الباتيكي
batikabatikování
batik
batikolás
batik
batika
batika
batik
kumaş boyama

batik

[bəˈtiːk] N (= process, cloth) → batik m

batik

[bəˈtiːk]
n
(= process) → batik m
(= cloth) → batik m
modif [scarf, skirt, shirt, tablecloth] → en batik

batik

nBatik m; (= cloth)Batikdruck m

batik

(ˈbӕtik) noun
a method of dyeing patterns on cloth by waxing certain areas so that they remain uncoloured.
References in periodicals archive ?
The intricate Batiking process begins with the skilled artisan dying or screening a fabric to create a vibrant color base.