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grana [grá.na.] : dye (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: grana: scarlet ]
Related words: tina

Derivatives of grana

n. (substance)1. dye, dyestuffa usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair.
~ acid dyedye in which the chromophore is part of a negative ion.
~ alizarin yellowany of various yellow dyes; not related chemically to alizarin but applied in the same manner.
~ anil, indigo, indigotina blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically.
~ aniline dyeany of many dyes made from aniline.
~ azo dyeany dye containing one or more azo groups.
~ basic color, basic colour, basic dyea dye that is considered to be a base because the chromophore is part of a positive ion.
~ chromophorethe chemical group that gives color to a molecule.
~ coloring material, colour, colouring material, colorany material used for its color.; "she used a different color for the trim"
~ blueing, bluing, blueused to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge.
~ bromophenol blue, bromphenol blue, tetrabromo-phenolsulfonephthaleina dye used as an acid-base indicator.
~ bromothymol blue, bromthymol bluea dye used as an acid-base indicator.
~ cochineala red dyestuff consisting of dried bodies of female cochineal insects.
~ cyanine dyeany of a class of dyes containing a -CH= group linking two heterocyclic rings containing nitrogen; used as sensitizers in photography.
~ direct dye, substantive dyedye with a high affinity for cellulose fibers (cotton or rayon etc.).
~ fluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthaleina yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed).
~ fluorochromeany of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens.
~ hair coloring, hair dyea dye or tint for the hair.
~ kendal, kendal greena green dye, often used to color cloth, which is obtained from the woad plant.
~ lac dyescarlet dye like cochineal; extracted with alkali from stick lac.
~ lead acetate, sugar of leada poisonous white solid (Pb[CH3CO]2) used in dyeing cotton and in making enamels and varnishes.
~ archil, cudbear, orchila purplish dye obtained from orchil lichens.
~ quercitrona yellow dye made from the bark of the quercitron oak tree.
~ radiopaque dyedye that does not allow the passage of X rays or other radiation; used to outline certain organs during X-ray examination.
~ saffranine, safranin, safranineany of a class of chiefly red organic dyes.
~ tyrian purplea red-purple to deep purple dye obtained from snails or made synthetically.
~ vat color, vat dyea water-insoluble dye that is applied by reducing the dye to an alkaline form, applying the dye, then regenerating the insoluble dye by oxidation in the material; used for dyeing cotton.
~ woada blue dyestuff obtained from the woad plant.
v. (change)2. dyecolor with dye.; "Please dye these shoes"
~ discolour, discolor, color, colourchange color, often in an undesired manner.; "The shirts discolored"
~ bronzegive the color and appearance of bronze to something.; "bronze baby shoes"
~ staincolor for microscopic study.; "The laboratory worker dyed the specimen"
~ deep-dyedye thoroughly.
~ yarn-dye, impressdye (fabric) before it is spun.
~ staincolor with a liquid dye or tint.; "Stain this table a beautiful walnut color"; "people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages"
~ fast dyedye with fast colors.; "These shirts should be fast-dyed"
~ double dyedye twice.
~ hand-dyedye by hand.; "This fabric is hand-dyed"
~ piece-dyedye after weaving.