Colorfastness

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Description

The resistance of a color to loss of its original hue. Pigments and dyes that are not colorfast may fade, darken, bleed or washout. Colorfastness is typically measured with a fadeometer. See also lightfastness.

Synonyms and Related Terms

"Farbstabilität (Deut.); stabilité de la couleur (Fr.); color stability; color fastness; colourfastness (Br.) "