Definition of piece-dyed in English:



  • (of fabric) dyed after being woven.

    ‘a full range of piece-dyed and yarn-dyed fabrics’
    • ‘Also new were piece-dyed fabrics that were pigment over-dyed, and then washed to get the color back.’
    • ‘Piece-dyed brocades are our least expensive fabrics.’
    • ‘In both cases, yarn-dyed or piece-dyed, the dyeing operation is always preceded by boiling-off, a process in which the gum (sericin) is removed from the fibre.’