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dyestuff Line breaks: dye|stuff
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪstʌf/

Definition of dyestuff in English:


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.
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