process of coloring fibers, yarns, or fabrics.
- dyeing , dying
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How to use dyeing in a sentence
It takes 1,800 gallons of water to make a single pair of jeans, a number that may be even higher if you consider the dyeing and washing processes.Sorting your laundry correctly will make your clothes last longer | Sandra Gutierrez G. | February 5, 2022 | Popular-Science
Yet, one of the best parts is Studio 189 adding its cultural touch by designing a reversible lens cloth produced in Ghana using a traditional dyeing technique called hand batik.Rosario Dawson And Warby Parker Team Up Again To Create Chic Sunglasses | Blake Newby | December 8, 2021 | Essence.com
It also eliminates all but maybe 3 or 4 percent of the water needed for dyeing.
Her team showed nanocellulose can cut water and chemical consumption during dyeing.
The new dyeing process works with both natural and synthetic indigo.
The week where Romney was accused of dyeing his face brown for a Univision interview?Bill Clinton, Reince Priebus, Ann Coulter, and More Sunday Talk | The Daily Beast Video | September 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“The Disney Look does not permit extremes in dyeing, bleaching or coloring,” the rules state.Disney Parks’ Craziest Corporate Rules: Beards OK, Tattoos Still Out | | January 25, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Though Free began dyeing her tresses four years ago, only recently has she become sought after for her unique hair color.
Madonna also established a rule against dyeing her hair—until she was 14.
Gambir is an article that is very useful in dyeing, and hence is frequently exported to Europe.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
I like the dyeing and the chemical part of the business; but what all these men said was Chinese to me.Sarah's School Friend | May Baldwin
Perhaps in dyeing, the lead and gamboge solutions might be worth a trial.Field's Chromatography | George Field
The name is now given to an Apple of no great value as a table fruit, but good as a cider apple, and for use in silk dyeing.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare | Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
Aloes is also used in dyeing; and as a colouring matter in stains, lacquers, and varnishes.
British Dictionary definitions for dyeing
the process or industry of colouring yarns, fabric, etc
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