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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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A manufactured assembly of fibres or yarns (or both) that has substantial surface area in relation to its thickness, and sufficient mechanical strength to give the assembly inherent...
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...
Rupture of individual filaments (usually during winding or weaving) that results in the appearance of a fibrous or hairy surface, which may be localised or general, in a fabric made from flat...
A unicellular, natural staple fiber hitch is the seed hair of plants of the genus Gossypium. It is almost pure cellulose and a distinguishing characteristic is its irregular spiral configuration. The...

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