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dye transfer

noun, Photography
1.
a photographic printing method by which a full-color image is produced by the printing of separate cyan, magenta, and yellow images from individual gelatin relief matrices.
2.
a print made by this process.
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Examples for dye transfer
  • These original dye transfer murals were in need of repair.
  • Prewash is added to reduce dye transfer and to protect lining materials from swelling, fraying, and wrinkling.

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