Definitions for dyer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dyedaɪ(n.; v.)dyed, dye•ing.

  1. (n.)a coloring material or matter.

    Category: Textiles

  2. a liquid containing coloring matter, for imparting a particular hue to cloth, paper, etc.

    Category: Textiles

  3. color or hue, esp. as produced by dyeing.

  4. (v.t.)to color with or as if with a dye.

    Category: Textiles

  5. to impart (color) by means of a dye.

    Category: Textiles

  6. (v.i.)to impart color, as a dye.

    Category: Textiles

  7. to become colored when treated with a dye.

    Category: Textiles

Idioms for dye:

  1. of the deepest or blackest dye,of the most extreme or the worst sort.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of dye:

bef. 1000; ME; OE dēagian, der. of dēag a dye

dy′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dyer(noun)

    someone whose job is to dye cloth

Wiktionary

  1. dyer(Noun)

    One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dyer(noun)

    one whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like

Freebase

  1. Dyer

    Dyer is a town in St. John Township, Lake County, Indiana, United States. The population was 16,390 at the 2010 census. This bedroom community lies in the Chicago Metropolitan Area. Dyer placed 97th on the "100 Best Places to Live in the US" by CNN and Money Magazine in 2005. It was one of two Indiana municipalities to earn this distinction.

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