resist-dye

transitive verb

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resist-dye. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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