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Acid dye

Definition of the noun acid dye

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  1. dye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic words: dye / dyestuff = a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    • more specific term: metallized dye = acid dye in which the negative ion contains a chelated metal atom

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Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Chemistry

by Blackie

Xylene cyanol FF Acid dye of triphenyl methane series, molecular mass 555, used as substitute for indigo carmine for dyeing wool and silk. Xylene fast orange PO Acid dye of mono azo series, molecular mass 591, industrial use is for dyeing of ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Acid dye: A dye containing acidic atoms or anions which is actively staining part and has the affinity for cytoplasm. Acid fastnen: Property of bacteria to retain the initial stain (dye) which is not washed off by acid alcohol. Acid fast Stainining: A ...

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Chemistry (2007)

by John O. E. Clark, William Hemsley

acid dye C1ass of chemical colorants that are applied in weak acid solutions to wool, silk and polyamides (nylon). acidic oxide Oxide of a nonmetal, usually an anhydride, that reacts with water to form an acid, and with a base to form a ...

Google previewDictionary Of Chemistary

by Taniya Sachdeva

Acid dye It is a dye soluble in water, and is chemically a sodium salt of a sulphuric, carboxylic or phenol organic acid. It has found its uses in the textile industry (silk, nylon, etc.), and is also used as a food colourant. Acid halide This chemical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acid dye See DYES. acid halides See ACYL HALIDES. acidic.

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

acid dye An anionic ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles (2013)

by Phyllis G. Tortora, Ingrid Johnson

acid dye A colorant so-called because usually it is applied to fabric in organic or inorganic acid dyeing solutions. These dyes are commercially utilized for nylon , wool, silk, acrylic, polypropylene, and blends of the aforementioned fibers.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

an acid dye (Orange IV), and a dye for food (New Coccine) distinctly dyed the capsules. As a next step, the six kinds of dyed capsules ...

Google previewChemical Tradename Dictionary (1997)

by Michael Ash, Irene Ash

Acid dye leveler for nylon hosiery; allows rapid dye penetration. Acidol®. [BASF; BASF AG] Acid dyes or metal complex dyes for textile dyeing and printing. Acid Thickener. [Exxon/Tomah] Surfactant, visc, builder, ...

Google previewOrthopaedic Dictionary (1994)

by Stanley Hoppenfeld, Michael S. Zeide

An acid dye has an affinity for cationic or basic substances. Acid-Fast (as'id/fast) ( adj.) A property of certain bacteria to retain an initial stain after decolorization with acid alcohol. Only mycobacteria and a few nocardia are acid-fast bacteria.

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