Associations to the word «Dye»


DYE, noun. A colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied.
DYE, verb. (transitive) to colour with dye
DYE, noun. Alternative spelling of die
DYE IN THE WOOL, verb. (fabrication) To dye woolen fibers before they are spun into thread.
DYE PACK, noun. A hidden explosive device with an mass of distinctive paint, intended to stain stolen goods like paper money to make them too distinctive to use without being identified.

Dictionary definition

DYE, noun. A usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.
DYE, verb. Color with dye; "Please dye these shoes".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca