Definition of Mercerizing

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



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Definition of Mercerizing

1. mercerize [v] - See also: mercerize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mercerizing

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

Literary usage of Mercerizing

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1. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"Methods of mercerizing.—Cotton is largely mercerized both in the form of yarn and the ... Yarn mercerizing may be carried out in the skein or in the warp; ..."

2. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical, and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1904)
"mercerizing is a term applied to that process whereby cotton is treated with ... mercerizing, in its essential meaning, relates to the action of certain ..."

3. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"About 1890 some textile makers in Germany were experimenting with the mercerizing process on yarns and woven cloth. It was found, as has already been ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"By far the most important application of the mercerizing process is that by which a ... Tbe production of a permanent lustre on cotton by mercerizing ts io ..."

5. Bleaching and Related Processes as Applied to Textile Fibers and Other Materials by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1921)
"If this were the case, good results would not be obtained by mercerizing bleached cotton, but, on the other hand, this does not appear to be so in actual ..."

6. Principles of Dyeing by George Stronach Fraps (1903)
"Machinery for mercerizing. — Machines for mercerizing should impregnate the material as evenly as possible with the mercerizing liquid, ..."

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