Definition of delustre in English:

delustre

(US deluster)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Remove the lustre from (a textile), typically by chemical treatment.

    ‘delustred acetate fibres’
    • ‘Dyeing and delustering for semi- and fully synthetic spinning solutions.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The effect was to deburr or deluster the part.’
    • ‘A one-piece slimline gown featuring lace over delustered satin sparkling with bugle beads, sequins and seed beads.’
    • ‘The small particle size also does not deluster the fibers, allowing production of flame retardant bright fibers.’
    • ‘Silk and delustered satin are popular often draped with sheer fabrics - embroidered tulle in light simple designs, organza, chiffon or very fine lace.’
    • ‘After the drawing process, the fibers were observed to have been delustered to a mild degree.’
    • ‘One piece strapless delustered satin, A-line, small train, embroidered in mauve and silver butterfly design.’
    • ‘For example, the gold or cream delustered satin could be combined with center-front panels of golden-cream brocade.’
    • ‘The cloth often has a dull appearance, which is achieved in the case of manufactured fibres by delustring.’
    • ‘Peau de Soie is a medium to heavy, drapeable fabric with a satin weave and delustered finish.’

Pronunciation:

delustre

/diːˈlʌstə/