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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

A substance used in certain dyeing processes. Mordants are often inorganic oxides or salts, which are absorbed on the fabric. The dyestuff then forms a coloured complex with the mordant,...

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mordancy

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 63 words.

gorsy, horsey, saucy • normalcy • schmaltzy • discordancy, mordancy • Orczy • mousy • bouncy •

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mordancy

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 63 words.

gorsy, horsey, saucy • normalcy • schmaltzy • discordancy, mordancy • Orczy • mousy • bouncy •

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mordant

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

A substance used in certain dyeing processes. Mordants are often inorganic oxides or salts, which are absorbed on the fabric. The dyestuff then forms a coloured complex with the mordant,...

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mordant

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 46 words.

A substance used in certain dyeing processes. Mordants are often inorganic oxides or salts, which are absorbed on the fabric.

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mordant

Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 46 words.

A substance used in certain dyeing processes. Mordants are often inorganic oxides or salts, which are absorbed on the fabric.

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mordant

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(French, ‘biting’)

An acid or acid mixture used for the biting process in etching, that is the eating into the image-bearing surface of the artist's design. The mordants most...

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mordant

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Term for the resin or oil layer used in gilding to stick the gold leaf on to the prepared surface of wood, sealed plaster or paint (see Gilding, §I, 1(i).

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mordant

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 19 words.

n. (in microscopy) a substance, such as alum or phenol, used to fix a *stain in a tissue.

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mordant

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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mordant

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 905 words.

abeyant, mayn't • ambient, circumambient • gradient, irradiant, radiant • expedient, ingredient, mediant, obedient •

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