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Alum - Common textile terms and their meaning**

Alum -Textile Terms

Definition:


Alum - Alum is a salt that is used as a mordant in natural dyeing. It helps to bind the dyestuff to fibre.

Also Known As:

potassium aluminum sulfate
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Translations:

English: alum
Finnish: aluna
French:
German: alumen, tonerdesulfat
Italian:
Norwegian:
Spanish:
Swedish: alun
trans:
win:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

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