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What is "Dip" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 11-Jan-2024 (6 months, 3 days ago)
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Dip
a) An immersion of relatively short duration of a textile in a liquid.

b) The depth of liquor in the inner cylinder of a rotating-cage washing machine.

c) A term sometimes used to describe the treatment of cellulosic material with a chemic (q.v.).

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