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What are "Color Fastness" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 21-Mar-2023 (11 months, 4 days ago)
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Color Fastness
The quality of a dyed material possessing resistance against washing, bright light exposition, gas or by rubbing
Color Fastness
When exposed to light, gas, water, use, the dyed material does not lose the color.

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