mordanting assistant

mordanting assistant

[′mȯrd·ənt·iŋ ə‚sis·tənt]
(materials)
A chemical used with textile dye mordants to cause decomposition of the mordant and uniform deposition on the fibers; examples are sulfuric, oxalic, and lactic acids.
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