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north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant alder , alder tree
orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing alizarin , alizarine
oil used in dyeing aniline
creeping European perennial having red or pinkish-white flowers and red roots sometimes used as a substitute for madder in dyeing Asperula tinctoria , dyer's woodruff
dyeing fabric method with parts that are not to be dyed protected with removable wax batik
violet-colored salt used in hide tanning and as a mordant in dyeing chrome alum
workshop where dyeing is done dye-works
eastern North American herb whose yellow flowers are (or were) used in dyeing dyer's weed , Solidago rugosa
dyer's weed of Canada and the eastern United States having yellow flowers sometimes used in dyeing gray goldenrod , grey goldenrod , Solidago nemoralis
act of dyeing or tinting one's hair hair coloring
poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes lead acetate , sugar of lead
any lichen of the genus Lecanora; some used in dyeing; some used for food lecanora
substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process mordant
dyeing, to fix colors in mordant
red iron ore used in dyeing and marking raddle , reddle , ruddle
batiklike dyeing technique tie-dye
water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton vat color , vat dye
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