Definition of Mercerizes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of mercerize) ¹



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Definition of Mercerizes

1. mercerize [v] - See also: mercerize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mercerizes

mercenariness
mercenarinesses
mercenary
mercenary(a)
mercer
merceries
mercerisation
mercerise
mercerised
mercerises
mercerising
mercerization
mercerizations
mercerize
mercerized
mercerizes (current term)
mercerizing
mercers
mercership
mercerships
mercery
merces
merch
merchand
merchanded
merchanding
merchandisable
merchandise
merchandised
merchandiser

Literary usage of Mercerizes

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1. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"An 18%, solution of NaOH mercerizes ripe cotton as usual while dead cotton retains its shape and becomes more transparent. The lumen and contents almost ..."

2. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"... because in the mercerizing process a soft twist yarn mercerizes better and, of course, grey yarn which is not handled can be used softer twisted than ..."

3. A Laboratory Study of Household Chemistry by Mary Ethel Jones (1921)
"Strong sodium hydroxide makes cellulose fibers transparent and larger. (mercerizes them.) Soluble in a concentrated solution of zinc chloride. ..."

4. Cotton Textile Trade in Turkish Empire, Greece, and Italy by William Alexander Graham Clark (1908)
"This mill dyes, mercerizes, bleaches, twists, weaves, and finishes. Part of the operations incident to cotton manufacturing are carried on in'an outside ..."

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