colouring material


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Noun1.colouring 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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They also talk about methods for testing colouring materials used in foodstuff and methods for estimating contaminating with metal elements.
You can look forward to table service, Rory the Tiger putting in an appearance at breakfast, as well as lots of extras for little ones, including bottle-warming facilities, bibs and wipes, high-chairs and a ready supply of colouring materials to keep them happy between courses.