from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In calico-printing, a process by which, the dye and mordant having been mixed and printed together upon the cloth, the color effect is developed and fixed by exposure to an atmosphere of steam.


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  • With strong buzz from the promise of a well funded adaptation of a much loved movie, anticipation was further magnified by a breathtaking CG sizzle reel featuring ornate mecha modeled after samurai armor dueling in the midst of battalions of steam-style barrel-like mass production mecha troops.

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