Meaning of DYE in English

DYE

transcription, транскрипция: [ daɪ ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a a substance used to change the colour of hair, fabric, wood, etc. b a colour produced by this. 2 (in full dyestuff) a substance yielding a dye, esp. for colouring materials in solution. --v.tr. (dyeing) 1 impregnate with dye. 2 make (a thing) a specified colour with dye (dyed it yellow). ødyed in the wool (or grain) 1 out and out; unchangeable, inveterate. 2 (of a fabric) made of yarn dyed in its raw state. dye-line a print made by the diazo process. øødyeable adj. [OE deag, deagian]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.