transitive verb

: 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
: to cross-dye (fabric) by weaving with an undyed yarn and a dyed yarn that will resist further dyeing of the completed fabric

Word History


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“Resist-dye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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