One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Remove the lustre from (a textile), typically by chemical treatment.‘delustred acetate fibres’
- ‘The cloth often has a dull appearance, which is achieved in the case of manufactured fibres by delustring.’
- ‘The effect was to deburr or deluster the part.’
- ‘It is free from oversize particles which might adversely affect its performance in fibre delustring and is soft in nature, thus exhibiting low abrasion characteristics.’
- ‘Silk and delustered satin are popular often draped with sheer fabrics - embroidered tulle in light simple designs, organza, chiffon or very fine lace.’
- ‘For example, the gold or cream delustered satin could be combined with center-front panels of golden-cream brocade.’
- ‘Peau de Soie is a medium to heavy, drapeable fabric with a satin weave and delustered finish.’
- ‘One piece strapless delustered satin, A-line, small train, embroidered in mauve and silver butterfly design.’
- ‘After the drawing process, the fibers were observed to have been delustered to a mild degree.’
- ‘Dyeing and delustering for semi- and fully synthetic spinning solutions.’
- ‘The small particle size also does not deluster the fibers, allowing production of flame retardant bright fibers.’
- ‘A one-piece slimline gown featuring lace over delustered satin sparkling with bugle beads, sequins and seed beads.’
- ‘It is used as a filler for very opaque paper, as an opacifier in glassware, in the manufacture of paints or plastics, in the ceramic or rubber industries and for delustring viscose rayon.’
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