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.
The researchers used many techniques to analyze the dye and identify its chemical structure.
By making the dye, the scientists could study its chemistry without experimenting on priceless works of art, she points out.
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
Spilling from the old vehicle were hippies of all eras decked out in tie-dye and top hats bejeweled with feathers and beads.
The fringes of the scarf lead to a collection of kitsch photos colored in purple dye.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When John entertained he would fill the bath with ice and sprinkle blue food dye all over it.When Downtown Was Cool: Mario Batali, Simon Doonan, Wynton Marsalis Remember the Good Old Days|The Daily Beast|April 10, 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
Almost thrusting mademoiselle aside, Garnache stood out to face him, the flush of hot anger showing through the dye on his cheeks.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
After de wool an' cotton done been carded an' spun to thread, Mammy take de hanks an' drap dem in de pot of bollin' dye.
No; keepe emFor your owne sins, you Rogues, till you repent: Youll dye else and be damnd.
Ile dye first.Farewell, continue merry, and high HeauenKeepe your wife chaste.
In some cases the mordant is added to the dye liquid; in others the material is previously treated with it before being colored.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller