reactive dye

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reactive dye

[rē′ak·tiv ′dī]
(materials)
Dye that reacts with the textile fiber to produce both a hydroxyl and an oxygen linkage, the chlorine combining with the hydroxyl to form a strong ether linkage; gives fast, brilliant colors.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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