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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having pigment that retains its original hue especially without fading or running in washing, cleaning, wearing, or long exposure to light.

Usage examples (13)
  • Adjective : colorfast textile
  • Can be used on almost anything, but test a patch first for colorfastness.
  • Test for colorfastness by rubbing a damp cloth over a dark area of the rug.
  • Remember, fabrics need to be tested for colorfastness before using peroxide. for more
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