acid-wash

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v acid-wash wash with acid so as to achieve a bleached look "acid-wash blue jeans"
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Usage

In literature:

They are then washed free of the acid and slowly dried.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, May 1887" by Various
It is a common practice to wash up the covers of books that have become stained with a solution of oxalic acid in water.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Acids in the eye may be washed with baking soda in water.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
From time to time pour off the acid and wash the plate to see how the work is going on.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
Then apply to the exposed surface of the ribbon diluted muriatic acid, and immediately wash with a strong solution of ammonia.
"Tin Foil and Its Combinations for Filling Teeth" by Henry L. Ambler
Without previously washing in water treat the film with three or four successive applications of corallin (Rosolic acid) solution.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
The soreness of the mouth is relieved by a wash containing one teaspoonful of carbolic acid to the quart of hot water.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
Wash the eye with boric acid solution.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
After agitation in this solution, the beans were washed free from acid and dried.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Large glazed earthenware jars of washing or baking soda solution for soaking cases to neutralize acid.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
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In news:

Rasmin also made it work by mixing the Bulls, a roomy acid-wash denim jacket, leggings, and a sequined backpack.
Then it's rinsed in sulfuric acid and water, which washes out the excess dye and reveals the white patterns.
Whether you're after acid tie-dye or the palest powder blue wash, we've selected the very best new jeans.
A child of the?90s, he slashes floral-print vintage dresses into button-cute rompers and acid-washed denims into sassy pencil skirts that his buxom fashion icon, Married With Children?s resident bimbo Kelly Bundy, would approve.
Steven Soderbergh's great, despairing squall of a film, "Traffic," may be the first Hollywood movie since Robert Altman's "Nashville" to infuse epic cinematic form with jittery new rhythms and a fresh, acid-washed palette.
Rain water for the face with nutmeg oil was a good complexion wash, a mixture of olive oil and oil of roses was good for the hair, citric acid and salt put out in the bright sun removed stains from.
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Remember acid wash jeans or big hair.
Cardinal will display its 4860-52 acid etch wash primer , a VOC-compliant primer with spray characteristics that are said to be comparable to primers with higher VOCs, producing the smooth, wet spray essential for thin film application.
Even if acid wash jeans and shoulder pads haven't made a comeback, in Hollywood at least, the '80s are in vogue.
Nothing endures like "acid wash" jeans.
Brag about your new-age running gear all you want, but it'll never compare to the effectiveness -- or stylishness -- of some bitchin' shoulder pads, leg warmers, or a totally bangin' pair of acid wash jeans.
Come with us as we show you how to modify and seal an old gas tank, including the proper way of cleaning it out using Metal Wash and muriatic acid.
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