Question by  ceilia09 (29)

What is a mordant?

It something from chemistry.


Answer by  Joe52 (38)

Mordant is a chemical used to help set dyes in fabric such as wool, cottom, or slik. It is also used for making stains stronger on cell or tissue tests for plants or animals when viewing them with a microscope. It can also be used for etching in metal srufaces.


Answer by  Phil97 (569)

Mordant, which comes from the Latin word meaning bite, helps holds the dye to a fabric. Without it, the dye would fade.


Answer by  seshanranjhan (87)

Mordant meanings are sarcastic, gentle, harsh etc. If we search meaning for Mordant from chemistry, it is a chemical related to dye and the fibres of different texture. In the modern age of world, Mordant refers particularly dichromates and chromium complexes for dye. Mordant - chrome dye usually usued for wool.


Answer by  worker4974 (10)

In general, a mordant is a substance used to help the dye process on fabrics or tissue sections by forming a complex with the dye which then attaches better or more permanently to the fabric. Mordant is also the name of a chemical used to etch away the parts of a plate not protected by another material (the ground).


Answer by  unni (259)

A mordant is a substance which can be use for removing stain deeply. may be we can call it as a dye. Also mordant is using in the pathology laboratory

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