a chemical to which a fabric is subjected immediately being dyed, for increasing the fastness of the color.
a concluding section, commentary, etc., as of a book, treatise, or the like; closing statement. Contemporary Examples Music journalist Joel Selwin annotates, with a preface by Donovan, a foreword by Jorma Kaukonen, and an afterword by John Poppy. The Best Coffee Table Books of 2014 Robert Birnbaum December 12, 2014 “afterword” from Fast Food Nation: […]
outside work hours; taking place or done after one’s regular job is finished.
the future , especially the world after death. Contemporary Examples “Hell exists and it is not in the afterworld,” Father Patriciello told The Daily Beast. The Mafia Plants Death in Italy’s Land of Mozzarella Barbie Latza Nadeau March 19, 2014 Historical Examples Such imposture, Godwin argued, is as futile as the parallel use by religion […]
the following a specified event: Often, in afteryears, I have regretted my hasty decision.