acid washing

  1. 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.

Other words from acid washing

  • acid-washed, adjective

Words Nearby acid washing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use acid washing in a sentence

  • The action of platinum salts upon a paper containing animal sizing gave it a tint which no amount of acid washing could remove.

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