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What is "Pigment" - Definition & Explanation

An insoluble powdered coloring agent carried in a liquid binder and printed or padded onto the surface of a cloth.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

Silk, cotton, rayon, or synthetic fibers in a gauze or lino weave that is a very lightweight, open, sheer, or mesh fabric. Wears very well and launders very well. Typically has a swivel dot or clip...
A finish containing a colorant (dye, pigment, or both) usually sprayed on to correct or add color to wood furniture or parts. Terminology varies but most people call it a toner when applied over...
Color applied to previously dyed color. A process of hand dyeing that works color into the base material. Usually unevenly spaced and vari-colored. Allows the previously dyed color (base color) to...
A Process Of Patterning Cloth By Tie-dyeing In Which The Design Is Reserved On The Undyed Cloth By Tying Small Spots Very Tightly With Thread To Protect Them From The Dye. Especially Popular In...
A unit of measure that describes the average staple fiber diameter in a lot of wool. Over he past 30 years, the Micron measurement has evolved to become the predominant term used commercially to...

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