mordant acid dye

: a mordant dye (as a chrome dye) that dyes in an acid bath — see dye table I

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  • acid dye — Chem. any of a class of dyes containing one or more acidic groups, as the sulfo group: used in acid solution chiefly for dyeing wool and silk. [1885 90] * * * ▪ chemical compound       any bright coloured synthetic organic compound whose molecule …   Universalium

  • Dye — For other uses, see Dye (disambiguation). Yarn drying after being dyed in the early American tradition, at Conner Prairie living history museum. A dye is a colored substance that has an affinity to the substrate to which it …   Wikipedia

  • Mordant — This article is about the substance used to set dyes. For the musical ornament, see mordent. For other uses, see Mordant (disambiguation). A French Indienne, a printed or painted textile in the manner of Indian productions, which used mordants to …   Wikipedia

  • mordant — [môr′dənt] adj. [ME mordent < OFr mordant, prp. of mordre, to bite < L mordere < IE * merd , var. of base * mer : see MORBID] 1. biting, cutting, caustic, or sarcastic, as speech, wit, etc. 2. causing corrosion 3. acting as a mordant n.… …   English World dictionary

  • dye — dyable, dyeable, adj. dyer, n. /duy/, n., v., dyed, dyeing. n. 1. a coloring material or matter. 2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc. 3. color or hue, esp. as produced by dyeing. 4. of the… …   Universalium

  • Mordant (disambiguation) — A mordant is a liquid for making a dye bond to a material. Mordant also may refer to: Mordant, an acid for etching Proper names: Mordant, fictional setting of novel series Mordant s Need Mordant, a fictional character from Mighty Morphin Power… …   Wikipedia

  • mordant — mordantly, adv. /mawr dnt/, adj. 1. sharply caustic or sarcastic, as wit or a speaker; biting. 2. burning; corrosive. 3. having the property of fixing colors, as in dyeing. n. 4. a substance used in dyeing to fix the coloring matter, esp. a… …   Universalium

  • mordant — /ˈmɔdnt / (say mawdnt) adjective 1. caustic or sarcastic, as wit, a speaker, etc. 2. having the property of fixing colours, as in dyeing. –noun 3. a substance used in dyeing to fix the colouring matter, especially a metallic compound, as an oxide …   Australian English dictionary

  • Natural dye — Skeins of wool colored with natural plant dyes. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources – roots, berries, bark, leaves, and …   Wikipedia

  • Tie-dye — used as stage decor, Snoqualmie Moondance festival (1992) Tie dye is a process of resist dyeing textiles or clothing which is made from knit or woven fabric, usually cotton; typically using bright colors. It is a modern version of traditional… …   Wikipedia

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