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What is "Differential Dyeing (Fibres)" - Definition & Explanation

Descriptive of fibres of the same generic class, but that have potentially different dyeing properties from those of the normal fibre.
(Dye-variant fibers) Fibers, natural, or man-made, so treated or modified in composition that their affinity for dyes becomes changed; ie, to be reserved, dye lighter, or dye darker than normal fibers, dependent upon the particular dyes and methods of application employed.

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