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How do different temperature of water affect the size and color of fabric?
Question Date: 2014-03-19
Answer 1:

The higher the temperature of water, the faster chemical reactions happen, and the more easily water dissolves solid materials (like dyes). This means that warmer water will cause running faster.

Some pigments change color with temperature, but this is something specific to a pigment rather than temperature itself.

Warmer temperatures make anything expand, but I don't believe that the effect this has on fabric is as large as it is on certain other things (like some metals).

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