Definition of Dyestuff

1. Noun. A usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.




Definition of Dyestuff

1. n. A material used for dyeing.

Definition of Dyestuff

1. Noun. any soluble pigment used for dyeing the hair, fabric etc ¹

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Definition of Dyestuff

1. a dye [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyestuff

dyer
dyer's-broom
dyer's greenweed
dyer's mignonette
dyer's rocket
dyer's weed
dyer's woad
dyer's woodruff
dyeries
dyers
dyers' chamomile
dyery
dyes
dyester
dyesters
dyestuff (current term)
dyestuffs
dyeth
dyeweed
dyeweeds
dyewood
dyewoods
dygogram
dygograms
dyin'
dying
dying(a)
dying(p)
dying declaration
dying on the vine

Literary usage of Dyestuff

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Cr present in ash :—Naphthalene mordant dyestuff ... Kb» and solution colourless I « Tannate of iron. The colour is stripped:—Acid dyestuff. boiled with ..."

2. Laboratory Manual of Dyeing and Textile Chemistry by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1909)
"1, with 1 per cent, of dyestuff (436). No. 2, with 2 per cent, of dyestuff (437). ... 6, with 6 per cent, of dyestuff (441). After dyeing the samples are ..."

3. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Ite utilisation as a dyestuff is only of recent date and is confined to America. ... This mordant dyestuff is employed by the calico ..."

4. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by National Bureau of Standards, United States Bureau of Standards, United States (1921)
"Records were kept at all times which showed the exact performance of any American dyestuff. Information of this character was frequently supplied the ..."

5. German Trade and the War: Commercial and Industrual Conditions in War Time by Chauncey Depew Snow, Josef Jiří Král (1918)
"dyestuff SYNDICATE. The combination of German dyestuff interests, effected in 1915, and in operation since January 1, 1916, is of special importance to ..."

6. Aims and Purposes of the Chemical Foundation, Incorporated: And the Reasons ...by Alexander Mitchell Palmer, Francis Patrick Garvan, United States Alien Property Custodian by Alexander Mitchell Palmer, Francis Patrick Garvan, United States Alien Property Custodian (1919)
"... THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL AND dyestuff INDUSTRY [From the Alien Property Custodian's Report] THE great field of chemical industry presented, at the outset, ..."

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