acetate dye

acetate dye

[′as·ə‚tāt ‚dī]
(chemistry)
Any of a group of water-insoluble azo or anthroquinone dyes used for dyeing acetate fibers.
Any of a group of water-insoluble amino azo dyes that are treated with formaldehyde and bisulfate to make them water-soluble.
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