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fast·ness

(fast'nes),
The state of tolerance exhibited by bacteria to a drug or other agent. See: fast.

fastness

[AS. faest, fixed]
The ability of cells to resist stains or destructive agents.
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Moreover, using suitable reactive systems the higher fixation levels are possible due to presence of both nucleophilic substitution (triazinyl) and addition (vinyl sulphone) bonds, which improve the fastness characteristic and resistance toward acid, alkali and peroxide [8, 9].
The dyestuffs selected for each color, in particular the extremely deep intensity and shades of blacks and spot colors allow printers to freely reproduce leading-edge color palettes and achieve superior fastness.
University, Naidu said, "As the technology is growing leaps and bounds, the Andhra Pradesh Government is using it in real-time governance to bring fastness, accuracy and transparency.
Smithers Pira tests for print fade and lightfastness of paper, print and pigmented plastics using a James Heal Apollo weather fastness tester fitted with a xenon arc lamp source and irradiance measurement.
ABSTRACT: In this paper the effectiveness of discarded wastewater from a cotton bleaching mill was evaluated for the removal of unfixed dyes from textile fabrics in order to achieve high level of fastness properties.
ABSTRACT: Cotton fabrics have been dyed withthe following dyes,Reactive Yellow 84, Reactive Red 22 and Reactive Blue198 dyesand the effect of combined application of commonly used antioxidant such as gallic acid, vitamin C and cafeic acid, and the ultraviolet absorbers such as 2-hydroxybenzophenone and phenyl salicylateis studied in order to improve light fastness property.
Oliver Cromwell lived there and a thousand years ago it was the swampy fastness of a swashbuckler very much in the Cecil mould as it was the lair and refuge of Hereward The Wake, popular hero of his time and thorn in many a Norman side.
The new bluish red polyreactive dyes now feature a broad palette color spectrum in the pale shades with highest light fastness.
Party leaders and workers always tried their best to strengthen democracy and set records of struggle and sacrifices; their fastness will never compromise, he mentioned.
The fastness to light, sublimation and perspiration of dye pattern was assessed according to British standard: 1006-1978 and the wash fastness test according to Indian standard: IS: 765-1979.
In it, we're blinded by gold, the hanging fastness of gold, and feel a sense of vanishing into the pattern of the whole, or perhaps willingly becoming part of it, comprised as it is of thread and weft, gold upon gold-- Or else perhaps this place of ornament and gold is the Art Nouveau robe in which the two of us are wrapped and is bright as Renaissance haloes and Byzantine gold-leaf slashed in purple, jonquil and Florentine green and shawled by these chandeliers, hemmed in glittery crystal; and even though we sit the width of a cloth apart and are attended by waiters who are kindly but cool we like to be so wrapped, wrapped together until mere shape in a field of sensation, and turned fold by fold-- impulse by impulse--into fabulous, old scrolled gold.
There are some researches where fastness properties and colour values [6] of the plant dyes, effects of the anionic agents on dyeing [7], effects of the process parameters on dyeing, mordant enzyme complex applications [8] reducing the usage amounts of the mordants that may have a environmental burden, UV protection and antimicrobial properties of the natural dye are examined [9].