Definition of dyestuff in English:

Share this entry

dyestuff

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪstʌf/

noun

A substance yielding a dye or that can be used as a dye, especially when in solution.
Example sentences
  • Loosening makes the tanning agents, fats, dyestuffs and other substances, penetrate easily into the hide.
  • Germany had a virtual monopoly of the production of artificial dyestuffs, in which the record of the Badische Anilin and Soda Fabrik at Ludwigshafen was outstanding.
  • If the term high-tech had been in use around 1860, it would certainly have applied to the industrial manufacture of synthetic dyestuffs.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: dye|stuff

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.