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Definition 1: 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) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for fluorescent dye in the sense of this definition

(fluorescent dye is a kind of ...) an indicator used in reactions that involve precipitation

(fluorescent dye is a kind of ...) a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

(... is a kind of fluorescent dye ) a red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein; used in cosmetics and as a biological stain for studying cell structures

(fluorescent dye belongs to category ...) a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution

"he used a solution of peroxide and water"

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