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dye

 (dī)
n.
1. A substance used to color materials. Also called dyestuff.
2. A color imparted by dyeing.
v. dyed, dye·ing, dyes
v.tr.
To color (a material), especially by soaking in a coloring solution.
v.intr.
To take on or impart color.
Idiom:
of the deepest dye
Of the most extreme sort.

[Middle English deie, from Old English dēag, dēah.]

dy′er n.

dyeing

(ˈdaɪɪŋ)
n
(Dyeing) the process or industry of colouring yarns, fabric, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyeing - the use of dye to change the color of something permanentlydyeing - the use of dye to change the color of something permanently
coloring, colouring - the act or process of changing the color of something
staining - (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study
Translations

dyeing

[ˈdaɪɪŋ] Ntinte m, tintura f

dyeing

[ˈdaɪɪŋ] ntintura
References in classic literature ?
The dyeing then proceeds; and whatever is dyed in this manner becomes a fast colour, and no washing either with lyes or without them can take away the bloom.
This fortune was a great boon to him; for, though he might have made millions of dollars by exploiting two or three of his chemical discoveries relative to new processes of dyeing, it was always repugnant to him to use for his own private gain the wonderful gift of invention he had received from nature.
The Original Kusters DyePad allows dyeing of knit and woven fabrics without any restrictions.
You might think that dyeing is a challenge better left to experienced folks, but it can be as simple or as intricate as you make it.
The present study was conducted to extract pigment from Bistorta amplexicaule and evaluate its dyeing property, antimicrobial activity and toxicity.
Summary: In the present work, effect of hardness on dyeing of cotton fabric using bi-functional reactive dyes has been investigated.
Provide both organic solvent and water solubility with great flexibility in leather and aqueous finishes dyeing.
Colorimetric properties of dyeing were determined using a Spectraflash 600 spectrophotometre (D65 illumination, 10[degree] observer).
Denise Green '07, assistant professor in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, was teaching her students about natural dyeing last spring when she noticed scilla siberica, a small perennial with blue bell-shaped blooms, growing on campus, around town, and in her front yard.
A large fraction of the dyes applied during the dyeing processes are released into wastewater.
Dyeing pale-colored plantation-grown hardwood is an effective way to meet the demand for richly colored tropical hardwoods used in decorative applications.