coloring material

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Noun1.coloring material - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
indicator - (chemistry) a substance that changes color to indicate the presence of some ion or substance; can be used to indicate the completion of a chemical reaction or (in medicine) to test for a particular reaction
mordant - a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
dye, dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
tincture - a substances that colors metals
hematochrome - a reddish coloring material found in some algae
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
pigment - any substance whose presence in plant or animal tissues produces a characteristic color
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
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Pakistan's major exports to Tajikistan include sugar, dairy products, medical and pharmaceutical products, construction material including cement, rice, handicrafts and meat while major imports include machinery and its parts, chemical material and products, dyeing, tanning and coloring material.
Contract notice: Delivery of toners, inks for photocopiers and computer printers, plotters, multifunction devices and other coloring material.
In a statement, the group asked vendors in the area to stop selling "Artex Fine Water Colors" after it found elevated amounts of lead in the coloring material.
Prehistoric people made their own coloring materials.
Both sides discussed the decision related to the import of food coloring materials and other elements.
Supply of dyes, pigments, coloring materials, adhesives in 16 items.
A comparison of the inkjet production method with photolithographic techniques reveals a lowering in total initial costs, a reduction in the amount of coloring materials, and a lowering in component costs as it is no longer necessary to use photomasks, which contribute to a 40% reduction in costs in the coloring process.