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dyeing


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dyeing  \Dye"ing\,  n. 
  The  process  or  art  of  fixing  coloring  matters  permanently  and 
  uniformly  in  the  fibers  of  wool,  cotton,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dye  \Dye\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dyed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dyeing}.]  [OE.  deyan,  dyen,  AS  de['a]gian.] 
  To  stain;  to  color;  to  give  a  new  and  permanent  color  to  as 
  by  the  application  of  dyestuffs. 
 
  Cloth  to  be  dyed  of  divers  colors.  --Trench. 
 
  The  soul  is  dyed  by  its  thoughts.  --Lubbock. 
 
  {To  dye  in  the  grain},  {To  dye  in  the  wool}  (Fig.),  to  dye 
  firmly;  to  imbue  thoroughly. 
 
  He  might  truly  be  termed  a  legitimate  son  of  the 
  revenue  system  dyed  in  the  wool.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Stain}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dyeing 
  n  :  the  use  of  dye  to  change  the  color  of  something  permanently 




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