bleach

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  • Info Bleach refers to a number of chemicals which remove colour, whiten or disinfect, often by oxidation.
  • In many places, it has been replaced by bleach for its primary purpose.
  • The last four years had bleached him and bent him and made him look very old. Cited from The Stillwater Tragedy, by T. Aldrich
  • A mother of six, she also worked part-time in a bleach factory.
  • It is a work of time to get him bleached out again. Cited from Phebe, Her Profession, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • This gives them the largest combined bleaching capacity of any company in the world.
  • He himself was one of those bleached men that you find on the office floor of department stores. Cited from Cheerful--By Request, by Edna Ferber
  • Some people with fair hair may benefit from prior bleaching as well.
  • They also wore their hair long, and bleached, and wore heavy make-up.
  • Her hair was brown, but she bleached it when she went to New York.
  • In the south-west corner on the lower left, the city bleaching grounds can be seen.
  • Louis was so carried away that he worked without his hat and his hair was bleached white from the sun.
  • "If I bleach it will you let me send for your people?" Cited from Love Stories, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He was also bleached and two new side doors were made.
  • The best practice is not to add anything to household bleach except water.
  • As a rule they are not visible before the pieces are fully bleached. Cited from The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics, by Franklin Beech
  • I shall not be the only one whose bones will bleach there. Cited from The Phantom Ship, by Frederick Marryat
  • Should they be bleached, and, if so, how is it done? Cited from One Thousand Questions in California Agriculture
  • She also revealed that she bleached her usual brown hair blonde for the role.
  • To what is the bleaching action due in each case? Cited from An Elementary Study of Chemistry, by McPherson and Henderson
  • The water used in the bleaching must be free from iron. Cited from The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics, by Franklin Beech
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Meaning of bleach

  • noun The whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • noun The act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
  • verb Remove color from
    The sun bleached the red shirt
  • verb Make whiter or lighter
    bleach the laundry