[ tahy-dahy-ing ]
/ ˈtaɪˌdaɪ ɪŋ /
a process of hand-dyeing fabric, in which sections of the fabric are tightly bound, as with thread, to resist the dye solution, thereby producing a variegated pattern.
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British Dictionary definitions for tie-dyeing
a method of dyeing textiles to produce patterns by tying sections of the cloth together so that they will not absorb the dyeAlso called: tie-and-dye
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