deluster
transitive verb Date: 1926 to reduce the sheen of (as yarn or fabric)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deluster — de·luster …   English syllables

  • deluster — (ˈ)dē+ transitive verb Etymology: de + luster (n.) : to reduce the brightness of (as yarns or fabrics); especially : to add pigment to the spinning solution of (rayons) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pigment —    A finely divided insoluble material used to deluster or color fibers (e.g., titanium dioxide, iron oxide) …   Forensic science glossary

  • delustre — v.tr. (US deluster) remove the lustre from (a textile) …   Useful english dictionary

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