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What is "Cross Dyeing" - Definition & Explanation

The dyeing of a yarn or fabric containing a mixture of fibres, at least one of which is coloured separately.
The Dyeing Of One Component Of A Mixture Of Fibres Of Which At Least One Is Already Coloured.
A method of dyeing fabrics to two or more shades by using unlike dyes for different fibers.
The dyeing of a fabric that consists of two or more fibre types.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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