Aniline dye

any of a large number of synthetic dyes derived from aniline, usually obtained from coal tar.
Historical Examples

Candy is commonly colored with aniline dye and often coated with paraffine to prevent evaporation.
The Holy Earth L. H. Bailey

A woman is worth more than to be subordinated to an aniline dye.
The Strand Magazine, Volume I, Issue 2, February 1891 Various

If you wish to dye your feathers it may be done by obtaining the aniline dye used on wool.
Hunting with the Bow and Arrow Saxton Pope

The positive is now rinsed in water, and is sometimes stained with an aniline dye in order to render the film more visible.
The Essentials of Illustration T. G. (Thomas George) Hill

Sometimes, however, the green in them shows the faults of an aniline dye.
The Oriental Rug William D. Ellwanger

The aniline dye called mauve derives its name from its resemblance to the colour of this plant.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 4 Various

Fig. 107 shows the directions of flow as observed in a small artificial stream, by means of light seeds and specks of aniline dye.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1 Various

Thus, if a porcelain dish be used for a solution of any aniline dye, it will often be found that it is permanently stained.
The Art and Practice of Silver Printing H. P. Robinson

It had been in the shop for years, and was unearthed for this occasion—a perfect relic of later Victorian aniline dye.
The Reason Why Elinor Glyn

aniline dye, says the director of a tapestry factory, may last twenty years—but twenty years is nothing in the life of a tapestry.
The Tapestry Book Helen Churchill Candee

any synthetic dye originally made from raw materials, such as aniline, obtained from coal tar


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