Definition of Mercerising

1. Verb. (present participle of mercerise) ¹



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Definition of Mercerising

1. mercerise [v] - See also: mercerise

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mercerising

mercenaria
mercenarian
mercenarians
mercenaries
mercenarily
mercenariness
mercenarinesses
mercenary
mercenary(a)
mercer
merceries
mercerisation
mercerise
mercerised
mercerises
mercerising (current term)
mercerization
mercerizations
mercerize
mercerized
mercerizes
mercerizing
mercers
mercership
mercerships
mercery
merces
merch
merchand
merchanded

Literary usage of Mercerising

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1. The Dyeing Industry by Sydney Herbert Higgins (1919)
"mercerising is a process of treating cotton with concentrated caustic-soda ... Experience has shown that for all classes of mercerising, caustic soda of ..."

2. The Structure of the Cotton Fibre in Its Relation to Technical Applications by Frederic Hungerford Bowman (1908)
"... on the contrary, they are rather strengthened, and the cause is probably the same as in the mercerising process— that hydrolysis has taken place the ..."

3. A Text-book on Trade Waste Waters: Their Nature and Disposal by H. Maclean Wilson, Harry Thornton Calvert (1913)
"... system—Indigo dyeing—Sulphide black dyeing—Summary—Printing—Stiffening and loading—Carbonising,and stripping — mercerising. Dyeing. ..."

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