Definition of piece-dyed in English:

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piece-dyed

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adjective

(Of fabric) dyed after being woven: a full range of piece-dyed and yarn-dyed fabrics
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  • Also new were piece-dyed fabrics that were pigment over-dyed, and then washed to get the color back.
  • Piece-dyed brocades are our least expensive fabrics.
  • In both cases, yarn-dyed or piece-dyed, the dyeing operation is always preceded by boiling-off, a process in which the gum (sericin) is removed from the fibre.

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