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

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“Resist-dye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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