Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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cationic (substances)

Substances, such as dyes, tannins, oils, etc., which ionize when dissolved in water, so that the characteristic ion—dye, tannin, oil, etc.—is the cation and has a positive charge. Cf:ANIONIC (SUBSTANCES) (305 )




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