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delustering

[dee-luhs-ter-ing]
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noun
  1. a chemical process for reducing the luster of rayon yarns by adding a finely divided pigment to the spinning solution.
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Origin of delustering

First recorded in 1925–30; de- + luster1 + -ing1
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Historical Examples

  • It does not have the delustering agent added to it, to cut down the luster.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • The delustering spots seen on the fiber were the same size, and both fibers were approximately the same diameter.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy