Baer, Donald R. Jackson Laboratory, Organic Chemical Department, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware.
Abrahams, David H. Dexter Chemical Corporation, New York, New York.
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A colored substance that imparts more or less permanent color to other materials. Dyes are generally water-soluble, although some are soluble only during application, after which they become insoluble. Colored water-insoluble substances are called pigments. See also: Pigment (material)
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