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dye·stuff

 (dī′stŭf′)
n.
See dye.

dyestuff

(ˈdaɪˌstʌf)
n
(Dyeing) a substance that can be used as a dye or from which a dye can be obtained

dye•stuff

(ˈdaɪˌstʌf)

n.
a material yielding or used as a dye.
[1830–40; probably translation of German Farbstoff]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hairdyestuff - a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
acid dye - dye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion
alizarin yellow - any of various yellow dyes; not related chemically to alizarin but applied in the same manner
anil, indigo, indigotin - a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
aniline dye - any of many dyes made from aniline
azo dye - any dye containing one or more azo groups
basic color, basic colour, basic dye - a dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion
chromophore - the chemical group that gives color to a molecule
coloring material, colour, colouring material, color - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
blueing, bluing, blue - used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
bromophenol blue, bromphenol blue, tetrabromo-phenolsulfonephthalein - a dye used as an acid-base indicator
bromothymol blue, bromthymol blue - a dye used as an acid-base indicator
cochineal - a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects
cyanine dye - any of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen; used as sensitizers in photography
direct dye, substantive dye - dye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.)
fluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthalein - a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)
fluorochrome - any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens
hair coloring, hair dye - a dye or tint for the hair
Kendal, Kendal green - a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant
lac dye - scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac
lead acetate, sugar of lead - a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes
archil, cudbear, orchil - a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens
quercitron - a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree
radiopaque dye - dye that does not allow the passage of X rays or other radiation; used to outline certain organs during X-ray examination
saffranine, safranin, safranine - any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes
Tyrian purple - a red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically
vat color, vat dye - a water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton
woad - a blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant

dyestuff

noun
Something that imparts color:
Translations

dyestuff

[ˈdaɪstʌf] Ntinte m, colorante m
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These are based on both carbon black and black dyestuff.
Importantly, however, he wanted to go beyond simply imitating traditional methods; he was seeking a clearer understanding of the properties of each individual dyestuff.
Training courses are also available for machine operators to run the machines under minimum use of dyestuff and energy input for best value added finishing results.