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What is "Migration" - Definition & Explanation

The movement of an added substance, e.g. a dye or an alkali, from one part of a textile material to another.

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The ability of a fabric to withstand permanent discoloration by the action of liquids. This property depends partly upon the chemical nature of the fibre but may be improved by proprietary...

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