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Meaning of BLEACHING

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bleach"ing\, n.
The act or process of whitening, by removing color or stains;
esp. the process of whitening fabrics by chemical agents.
--Ure.

{Bleaching powder}, a powder for bleaching, consisting of
   chloride of lime, or some other chemical or chemicals.

 
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