vat color
noun see vat dye

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  • vat color — noun 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 • Syn: ↑vat dye • Hypernyms: ↑dye, ↑dyestuff * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • vat dye — noun 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 • Syn: ↑vat color • Hypernyms: ↑dye, ↑dyestuff * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vat dye — noun Date: 1903 a water insoluble generally fast dye used in the form of a vat liquor called also vat color …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Vat dye — Vat dyes are an ancient class of dyes, based on the natural dye, indigo, which is now produced synthetically. OverviewThe process vat dyeing refers to dyeing in a bucket or fat. It can be performed whenever a liquid, even shade over the entire… …   Wikipedia

  • Color Index — Der Colour Index (kurz C.I.) ist ein seit 1925 existierendes Nachschlagewerk aller gebräuchlichen Farbmittel und Farbstoffbasis Chemikalien und gilt als Standardwerk auf dem Gebiet der Pigment und Farbstoffchemie. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Allgemeines …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tan vat — Tan Tan, n. [F. tan, perhaps fr. Armor. tann an oak, oak bar; or of Teutonic origin; cf. G. tanne a fir, OHG. tanna a fir, oak, MHG. tan a forest. Cf. {Tawny}.] 1. The bark of the oak, and some other trees, bruised and broken by a mill, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dry vat — Dry Dry (dr[imac]), a. [Compar. {Drier}; superl. {Driest}.] [OE. dru[yogh]e, druye, drie, AS. dryge; akin to LG. dr[ o]ge, D. droog, OHG. trucchan, G. trocken, Icel. draugr a dry log. Cf. {Drought}, {Drouth}, 3d {Drug}.] 1. Free from moisture;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dyestuff — noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair • Syn: ↑dye • Derivationally related forms: ↑dye (for: ↑dye) • Hypernyms: ↑coloring material, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vatdye — vat dye n. A dye, such as indigo, that produces a fast color by impregnating fiber with a reduced soluble form that is then oxidized to an insoluble form.   vatʹ dyed (vătʹdīd ) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

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