In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(for hair, shoes, fabric)tintura femeninotinte masculino
- In 1856 a colour was discovered, mauve, our first synthetic dye.
- One of the major practical applications of chromophore chemistry is in the manufacture of synthetic dyes, or dyestuffs, for textiles.
- After the yarn had been spun it would be dyed using natural dyes.
- Ammonia in hair dye softens the hair shaft to allow the colourant to penetrate and adhere to it.
- We've used some vegetable dyes with varying success.
- I had bought a box of black hair dye earlier with the intention of using it, but had lost my nerve when I got home with it.
- Tattoo dyes, particularly red dye, can cause allergic skin reactions, resulting in an itchy rash at the tattoo site.
- I quickly made way to the hair dye and looked at the many colors.
- Shelves lined the walls containing hair dye, gel, conditioner and a wide variety of shampoos and shaving lotions.
- The woman couldn't help but feel a little envious, seeing how natural her hair looked without any dye in it at all.
- Biologists have long used fluorescent dyes that selectively attach to particular molecules, allowing them to detect certain cells or proteins in a sample.
- To pick out fingerprints, for example, they often dust with fluorescent dye under a black light.
- This article deals with the printmaking process, the color dyes and the papers used.
- His black hair dye, piercings, and all of the other punk-related objects were gone.
- For the most part, though, manufacturers adopted recipes using synthetic dyes, or mixtures of synthetic and natural dyes, to provide whatever colors were in demand.
- Urzela, a natural substance used in dyes, was another imported crop.
- It was made with natural and synthetic dyes on wool.
- Gia bleached her hair blond and Josh liked playing with hair dye.
- Natural dye from the juice of pokeberries splashed a rosy glow on the cheeks.
- I washed the black dye out of my hair and bleached it a bright white-blonde.
1(shoes/cloth/dress/hair) teñirhe dyed the cloth red — tiñó la tela de rojo
- she dyes her hair blonde — se tiñe el pelo de rubio
1this fabric doesn't dye well — esta tela no se tiñe bien
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