acid washing


a process in which a denim garment is treated with a bleach solution containing chlorine-soaked stones so that the color becomes faded and the material is softer.

Nearby words

  1. acid sulfate,
  2. acid test,
  3. acid test ratio,
  4. acid tide,
  5. acid trip,
  6. acid-ash diet,
  7. acid-base balance,
  8. acid-base equilibrium,
  9. acid-base indicator,
  10. acid-fast

Related formsac·id-washed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019