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mordant

Edited by John Daintith

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204632
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726569
mordant

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

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Subjects: Chemistry

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