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What is "Basic Dyes" - Definition & Explanation

Dyes containing basic amino group and applied to natural cellulosic fibres in an alkaline dye bath.
A cationic dye characterised by its substantivity for the acidic types of acrylic fibre and for tannin mordanted cotton.

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A pile fabric with a clipped nap. Before clipping, the nap is a loop as found in frieze or boucle. Velvet was introduced during the Renaissance in Italy and Spain and later moved to France. Designs...
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A fibre formed by the conjunction at a spinning jet, of two fibre-forming polymers of different properties. NOTE: a) The two components may be caused to merge approximately side by side...
A fine, firmly knit fabric made from cotton and sometimes rayon and nylon in a knitted, double knit construction. It has a very short soft nap and wears well. Nylon chamoisette is more often called...

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