MERCER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Mercer Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Originally, a dealer in any kind of goods or wares; now restricted to a dealer in textile fabrics, as silks or woolens.


• Mercerize Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To treat (cotton fiber or fabrics) with a solution of caustic alkali. Such treatment causes the fiber to shrink in length and become stronger and more receptive of dyes. If the yarn or cloth is kept under tension during the process, it assumes a silky luster.


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