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Meaning of BLUING

Pronunciation:  'blooing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
  2. [n]  used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
 

BLUING is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: blue, blueing, blueing
 
 See Also: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, dye, dyestuff

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blu"ing\, n.
1. The act of rendering blue; as, the bluing of steel.
   --Tomlinson.

2. Something to give a bluish tint, as indigo, or
   preparations used by washerwomen.

 

 

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