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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /mɔː(r)dənt/

Homophones[]

Adjective[]

Mordant (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Mordant

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Biting; caustic; sarcastic; keen; severe.
  2. Serving to fix colors when dyeing.
    • 1964, In dyeing two mediums are required, the colouring matter and the mordant which fixes the dye in the wool.L.F. Salzman, English Industries of the Middle Ages, p. 208.

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Noun[]

Singular
Mordant

Plural
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Mordant ({{{1}}})

  1. Any substance used to facilitate the fixing of a dye to a fibre; usually a metallic compound which reacts with the dye using chelation.

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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Mordant

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
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to Mordant (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. Template:Pos vt To subject to the action of, or imbue with, a mordant.
    Mordant these goods for dyeing.

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Anagrams[]

  • admnort,
  • dormant

French[]

Verb[]

mordant

  1. Present participle of mordre.

Anagrams[]

  • admnort,
  • dormant

de:mordant fr:mordant io:mordant it:mordant kn:mordant hu:mordant ru:mordant ta:mordant vi:mordant zh:mordant

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