crocking


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crocking

[′kräk·iŋ]
(textiles)
Rubbing off of color as a result of improper dyeing, poor penetration, or poor fixation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

crocking

A paint defect that permits color to be removed from a surface by rubbing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Other than friction during the crocking test, there was no heat to soften the fiber.
The word crocking is most commonly associated with the transfer of color from a fabric surface to a surface.