Translation of "dye" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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dyeverb [ T ]

uk /daɪ/ us /daɪ/ present participle dyeing, past tense and past participle dyed

to change the colour of something using a special liquid

For a change, why not dye your T-shirts? 为什么不变一变把T恤染成别的颜色?
[ + obj + adj ] He dyed his hair black. 他把头发染成了黑色。

dyenoun [ C or U ]

uk /daɪ/ us /daɪ/

a substance used to change the colour of something

She dipped the material into the dye. 她把布料浸在染料中。
There are dozens of different dyes to choose from. 可供选择的染料有数十种之多。

(Translation of “dye” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)