adjective see dye II

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  • dyeable — adjective Able to be dyed. Ant: undyeable …   Wiktionary

  • dyeable — dye·able …   English syllables

  • dyeable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dye — I. noun Etymology: Middle English dehe, from Old English dēah, dēag Date: before 12th century 1. color from dyeing 2. a soluble or insoluble coloring matter II. verb (dyed; dyeing) Date: before 12th century …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • 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

  • undyeable — adjective Unable to be dyed. Ant: dyeable …   Wiktionary

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  • dye — noun a natural or synthetic substance used to colour something. verb (dyes, dyeing, dyed) colour with dye. Phrases dyed in the wool unchanging in a particular belief. [with allusion to the fact that yarn was dyed when raw, producing a more even… …   English new terms dictionary

  • dye — n. & v. n. 1 a a substance used to change the colour of hair, fabric, wood, etc. b a colour produced by this. 2 (in full dyestuff) a substance yielding a dye, esp. for colouring materials in solution. v.tr. (dyeing) 1 impregnate with dye. 2 make… …   Useful english dictionary

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