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Meaning of BLEACH

Pronunciation:  bleech

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
  2. [n]  the whiteness that results from removing the color from something; "a complete bleach usually requires several applications"
  3. [n]  an agent that makes things white or colorless
  4. [v]  make whiter or lighter; "bleach the laundry"
  5. [v]  remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"

BLEACH is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: blanching agent, bleach out, bleaching agent, decolor, decolorise, decolorize, decolour, decolourise, decolourize, discolorise, discolorize, discolourise, whitener
 See Also: agent, benzoyl peroxide, bleach liquor, bleaching powder, calcium hypochlorite, chloride of lime, chlorine dioxide, chlorine water, Clorox, discolor, lightening, liquid bleach, peroxide, sodium hypochlorite, white, white, whiten, whiteness, whitening



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bleach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bleached}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Bleaching}.] [OE. blakien, blechen, v. t. & v. i., AS.
    bl[=a]cian, bl?can, to grow pale; akin to Icel. bleikja, Sw.
    bleka, Dan. blege, D. bleeken, G. bleichen, AS. bl[=a]c pale.
    See {Bleak}, a.]
    To make white, or whiter; to remove the color, or stains,
    from; to blanch; to whiten.
          The destruction of the coloring matters attached to the
          bodies to be bleached is effected either by the action
          of the air and light, of chlorine, or of sulphurous
          acid.                                    --Ure.
          Immortal liberty, whose look sublime Hath bleached the
          tyrant's cheek in every varying clime.   --Smollett.
  2. \Bleach\, v. i.
    To grow white or lose color; to whiten.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of or use bleach means a time of healing and cleansing. You are ready to mend past hurts and resolve any unexpressed emotions.
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