resist-dye

transitive verb

Definition of resist-dye

1 : to print (a fabric) by repeatedly putting a resist on different parts of the pattern and placing the fabric in successive dye baths — compare batik
2 : to cross-dye (fabric) by weaving with an undyed yarn and a dyed yarn that will resist further dyeing of the completed fabric

History and Etymology for resist-dye

resist entry 2

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“Resist-dye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resist-dye. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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