discharge printing

discharge printing
noun
: a process of printing textiles already dyed a solid color by bleaching out a pattern usually producing a white or light-colored design on a dark background — compare discharge I 6

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a fabric-printing method in which the material is dyed and then certain areas are discharged so as to permit the original hue or its color replacement to act as a pattern against the colored ground. Also called extract printing. Cf. resist printing.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • discharge printing — a fabric printing method in which the material is dyed and then certain areas are discharged so as to permit the original hue or its color replacement to act as a pattern against the colored ground. Also called extract printing. Cf. resist… …   Universalium

  • Discharge — Dis*charge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discharged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discharging}.] [OE. deschargen, dischargen, OF. deschargier, F. d[ e]charger; pref. des (L. dis) + chargier, F. charger. See {Charge}.] 1. To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discharge — I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French descharger, from Late Latin discarricare, from Latin dis + Late Latin carricare to load more at charge Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to relieve of a charge, load, or burden: a. unload …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Textile printing — is the process of applying colour to fabric in definite patterns or designs. In properly printed fabrics the colour is bonded with the fiber, so as to resist washing and friction. Textile printing is related to dyeing but, whereas in dyeing… …   Wikipedia

  • resist printing — a fabric printing method in which a dye resistant substance is applied to certain specified areas of the material prior to immersion in a dye bath and subsequently removed so as to permit the original hue to act as a pattern against the colored… …   Universalium

  • resist printing — noun Etymology: resist (III) : a method of printing textiles by roller printing a pattern in resist paste on a white fabric, placing the fabric in a dye bath, and subsequently removing the resist to leave a white pattern on a colored ground * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • roller printing — ▪ textile industry also called  direct printing        method of applying a coloured pattern to cloth, invented by Thomas Bell of Scotland in 1783. A separate dye paste for each colour is applied to the fabric from a metal roller that is intaglio …   Universalium

  • extract printing. — See discharge printing. * * * …   Universalium

  • extract printing — noun : discharge printing …   Useful english dictionary

  • extract printing. — See discharge printing …   Useful english dictionary

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