verb (used with object), dyed, dye·ing.
verb (used without object), dyed, dye·ing.
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Hence, Shankar partnered with a company in Tirupur that uses plant-based dyes like marigold or myrobalan.How a Wasteland Shrub Is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Fashion|Daniel Malloy|August 28, 2020|Ozy
In textile manufacturing, which often takes place in developing countries, those harmful dyes can cause health problems for workers and do more damage as toxic runoff.
Though they’re favored for speed and quality, synthetic dyes can include formaldehyde and heavy metals which stain the skin and cause cancer.
By making the dye, the scientists could study its chemistry without experimenting on priceless works of art, she points out.
The researchers used many techniques to analyze the dye and identify its chemical structure.
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Fame came only after Cohn pressured her to diet, dye her hair, cap her teeth, and change her name.Should We Give Kim Novak a Break on the Oscar Plastic Surgery Hate-Tweeting?|Lizzie Crocker|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“However, the dye job takes about five hours, and costs at least 600 yuan,” or nearly $100, says one employee.China’s Dog-Dyeing Craze: Once Shunned, Pet Pooches Now Embraced|Melinda Liu|July 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Judd Apatow is the one who famously had you dye your hair red for your breakout role in Superbad.Emma Stone On ‘The Amazing Spider-Man,’ Andrew Garfield, & More|Marlow Stern|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In her spare time, she has focused on other vices—hair dye, “tea.”
Then it is rather difficult to dye to shade, much of the result depending on conditions over which the dyer has little control.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics|Franklin Beech
Silk is dyed by dipping the skeins or yards of silk in great vats of dye.Clothing and Health|Helen Kinne
After it had "taken" well, the cloth was removed from the dye and rinsed well, the rinse water was salted so as to set the color.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
She dye wid copperas and walnut and wild indigo and things like dat and make pretty cloth.Slave Narratives, Oklahoma|Various
The dye applied to skin and hair gave him a grotesque, almost maniacal aspect.The Message|Louis Tracy