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dye

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdyedye1 /daΙͺ/ ●●○ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable, uncountable]DC a substance you use to change the colour of your clothes, hair etc πŸ”Š hair dye2 β†’ a dye job
Examples from the Corpus
dyeβ€’ Carbonless paper coated with chemicals and dye which will produce copies without carbon paper.β€’ Oil red O and fat red 7B are dyes that are commonly used to stain lipoproteins following electrophoresis. 184.β€’ You can even colour them by mixing a food dye into the half cup of water.β€’ Pots of dye always seemed to be boiling in the back room.β€’ Dozens of eggs were boiled in bright red dye.
Related topics: Colours
dyedye2 ●●○ verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š CCDCto give something a different colour using a dyedye something black/blue/blonde etc πŸ”Š Priscilla’s hair was dyed jet black. β€”dyed adjective
β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dyeβ€’ Wool and silk are the materials that are easiest to dye.β€’ She's dyed her hair red -- it looks so unnatural.β€’ I'm bored with this skirt. I'm going to dye it.β€’ The shorts were dyed pink to deter their theft by jail inmates.β€’ The soles of her feet were dyed with henna, making a brown sandal.
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Verb table
dye
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydye
he, she, itdyes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydyes
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dyed
he, she, ithas dyed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dyed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dye
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dyed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dyeing
he, she, itis dyeing
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you, we, theyare dyeing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dyeing
you, we, theywere dyeing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dyeing
he, she, ithas been dyeing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dyeing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dyeing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dyeing
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