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bleach



Pronunciation: (blēch), [key]
v.t.
1. to make whiter or lighter in color, as by exposure to sunlight or a chemical agent; remove the color from.
2. Photog.to convert (the silver image of a negative or print) to a silver halide, either to remove the image or to change its tone.

v.i.
to become whiter or lighter in color.

n.
1. a bleaching agent.
2. degree of paleness achieved in bleaching.
3. an act of bleaching.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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