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Definition 1: a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for dye in the sense of this definition

(dye is a kind of ...) any material used for its color

"she used a different color for the trim"

(... is a kind of dye ) any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens

(... is a kind of dye ) a dye for coloring the hair

(... is a kind of dye ) a green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant

(... is a kind of dye ) scarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac

(... is a kind of dye ) a poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes

(... is a kind of dye ) dye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion

(... is a kind of dye ) a purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens

(... is a kind of dye ) a yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree

(... is a kind of dye ) dye that does not allow the passage of X rays or other radiation; used to outline certain organs during X-ray examination

(... is a kind of dye ) any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes

(... is a kind of dye ) a red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically

(... is a kind of dye ) a water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton

(... is a kind of dye ) a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)

(... is a kind of dye ) dye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.)

(... is a kind of dye ) any of various yellow dyes; not related chemically to alizarin but applied in the same manner

(... is a kind of dye ) a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically

(... is a kind of dye ) any of many dyes made from aniline

(... is a kind of dye ) any dye containing one or more azo groups

(... is a kind of dye ) a dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion

(... is a kind of dye ) a blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant

(... is a kind of dye ) used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

(... is a kind of dye ) a dye used as an acid-base indicator

(... is a kind of dye ) a dye used as an acid-base indicator

(... is a kind of dye ) a red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects

(... is a kind of dye ) any of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen; used as sensitizers in photography

(dye is a part of ...) the chemical group that gives color to a molecule

Definition 2: color with dye - [verb of change]

Samples where dye or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please dye these shoes

(dye is a kind of ...) change color, often in an undesired manner

"The shirts discolored"

(... is a kind of dye ) dye by hand

"This fabric is hand-dyed"

(... is a kind of dye ) dye twice

(... is a kind of dye ) dye with fast colors

"These shirts should be fast-dyed"

(... is a kind of dye ) color with a liquid dye or tint

"Stain this table a beautiful walnut color" "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"

(... is a kind of dye ) dye (fabric) before it is spun

(... is a kind of dye ) dye thoroughly

(... is a kind of dye ) color for microscopic study

"The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"

(... is a kind of dye ) give the color and appearance of bronze to something

"bronze baby shoes"

(... is a kind of dye ) dye after weaving

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