: a dye made by the use of aniline or one chemically related to such a dyebroadly: a synthetic organic dye
Examples of aniline dye in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebInstead, Perkins stumbled into fashion history by inadvertently creating the first aniline dye, a deep mauve that was soon dubbed Perkin’s purple.
Nancy Macdonell, WSJ, 31 Dec. 2019 Lash Lure This 1933 mascara promised to give women that permanently made-up look using aniline dye on eyelashes.
Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, 26 June 2017
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