acid-washed

acid-washed
also acid-wash adjective Date: 1987 of, relating to, or being a fabric or a garment that has been treated with a bleach solution to produce a streaked or discolored appearance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • acid-washed — adjective or acid wash ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ : of, relating to, or being a fabric or a garment that has been treated with a bleach solution to produce a faded appearance * * * /as id wosht , wawsht /, adj. (of a denim garment) processed with a bleach… …   Useful english dictionary

  • acid-washed — /as id wosht , wawsht /, adj. (of a denim garment) processed with a bleach solution so that the color becomes faded and grayish. * * * …   Universalium

  • acid-washed — /ˈæsəd wɒʃt/ (say asuhd wosht) adjective (of denim clothing) having a mottled pattern produced by washing in a chemical bath which makes the dye run or streak …   Australian English dictionary

  • acid-wash — verb wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look acid wash blue jeans • Hypernyms: ↑wash, ↑launder • Verb Frames: Somebody s something They acid wash the cape * * * adjective see …   Useful english dictionary

  • acid-wash — adjective see acid washed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Acid-free paper — is paper that has a neutral or basic pH (7 or slightly greater). It addresses the problem of preserving documents for long periods. Overview Paper made from wood based pulp that has not had its lignin removed goes yellow and deteriorates over… …   Wikipedia

  • acid-fast staining — A staining procedure that differentiates between bacteria based on their ability to retain a dye when washed with an acid alcohol solution …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • snow-washed — /ˈsnoʊ wɒʃt/ (say snoh wosht) adjective (of denim clothing) having a blotchy blue/white pattern produced by washing (for a longer length of time than acid washed denim) in a chemical bath that makes the dye run or streak. Compare marble washed …   Australian English dictionary

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