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Attributive Used in or relating to the process of applying a mordant to an already dyed material; designating this process; (of a dye) subjected to or requiring after-chroming.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists. From after- + chrome, after after-chroming or after-chrome.
with object To apply a mordant to (an already dyed material); to subject to after-chroming.
Late 19th century. From after- + chrome. Compare after-chroming.
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