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  • n. Plural form of dye.

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Examples

  • The country lacks the technology to convert the titanium ore into metal and therefore the ore is used mostly in dyes and paints after processing.

    Nalco Plans Titanium Joint Venture

  • The country lacks the technology to convert the ore into metal and therefore the ore is used mostly in dyes and paints after processing, Mr. Kumar said.

    India Plans to Step Up Mapping of Rare-Earth Minerals

  • The luster of their hair outshines the black dyes from the land of Sind.

    Excerpt: The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine

  • Behind them, hanging over the black wrought iron banister overlooking the sunny open courtyard are drying batches of spun wool in tones of green, brown, red and blue, byproducts of the use of natural dyes from the aƱil or indigo plant, seed pods, mosses, pecan, pomegranate zest, and of course the cochineal bug.

    Casa Santiago: Zapotec rug weavers of Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca

  • Studying under von Baeyer, Fischer worked on the phthalein dyes which Rose had discovered and in 1874 he took his Ph.D. at

    Emil Fischer - Biography

  • Of course, by staining the emulsion with certain dyes, it is also possible to photograph objects to which the ordinary plate is entirely blind.

    Photographing the Sky

  • After this war started, we found the reason we depended upon German dyes was because the manufacture of those dyes is supervised by the German Government, and by midnight of the day when war was declared, all those dye factories were turned right over into the manufacture of material for explosives.

    Britain At War

  • The dyes are a limited selection from the following ranges:

    Chapter 10

  • The dyes are a selection from the following ranges:

    Chapter 10

  • Many of these are not really dyes, that is, they will not of themselves produce or develop a colour on to any fibre when used alone; it is only when they combine with the mordant oxide which is used, and then the colour varies with the mordant.

    The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics A Practical Handbook for the Dyer and Student

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