bleach out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bleach out remove color from "The sun bleached the red shirt"
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Usage

In literature:

And mermaidens comb out their green hair always, And bleach here their shining white clothes.
"Myths of the Norsemen" by H. A. Guerber
When she comes to be bleached, and her hair grown out, but la!
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
When old the cups bleach out and lose their yellow color.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
They're all bleached out.
"Let'em Breathe Space" by Lester del Rey
I don't believe these 'ere streaks will bleach out.
"The Pearl of Orr's Island" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
A stain that shall never Bleach out in the sun!
"The Price of the Prairie" by Margaret Hill McCarter
But first they sought out Woden's plain, Where lay the bleached bones of the slain.
"The Annals of Willenhall" by Frederick William Hackwood
It has one fault: if put in cold storage it bleaches out, as most yellow apples do.
"The Apple" by Various
These cocoons, which, during the process of boiling in lye, have been bleached, are turned inside-out and the excrement of the larva removed.
"Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products" by William Bevan
Every vestige of colour has been bleached out of the earth like one would bleach a tablecloth.
"Seeds of Pine" by Janey Canuck
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In poetry:

Cold and eerie, that island
out in the northern sea!
The bones of both the brothers
lie bleaching there in the scree.
"Kolbeinn's Isle" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
This is the way we bleach the clo'es:
Lay them out upon the green;
Through and through the sunshine goes,
Makes them white as well as clean!
"Cottage-Songs" by George MacDonald
Christ, with his precious blood, can blot-out quite
Thy deep-grain'd sins, and make them lily-white:
Though they like scarlet, now at present, glow,
Yet he can bleach them, 'till they're white as snow.
"Advice, To Search For The Lord Jesus Christ" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Walking out of the house this morning I noticed four of these bleach white tailed squirrels playing around the trunk of the tree.
Second--I used a slow cooker-crock-pot instead of low oven at 180 F. Bleach/sterile clean out cooking pot.
The near-full moon bleaches out all but the brightest of this year's Perseid meteor shower.
Last weekend, I spent most of Saturday bleaching out mold and algae stains on my deck with a bristle brush on my hands and knees (oh my aching back).
I used to make a funnel out of a plastic milk carton or bleach container to direct the water.
Says that an acne medication caused the bleached -out spots on the towels.
Aaron Hickman, who was allegedly upset that his brother asked him to move out, is accused of poisoning his nephews by pouring liquid bleach in their milk, Syracuse police said according to The Post-Standard.com.
A man who was angry with his brother when his brother told him to move out is accused of poisoning two of his young nephews by pouring liquid bleach into their milk, Syracuse police said this morning.
Soul Resurrección has the bleached -out, soulless look of empty digital space.
A Fairbanks man was sentenced to a two-year jail term last week for leading police on a chase a few weeks after getting out of jail for attacking a Safeway clerk with bleach.
My lovely yellow carpet was bleached out so I added a little cat barf to the spot and voila.
The Chihuahua Desert spilled out in every direction, a never-ending tortilla bleached into submission by the mean August sun.
UT students speak out about bleach balloon attacks.
Joel Madden hung out in L.A. On Monday with a brand-new, rather bipolar 'do: A dark, retro-styled pompadour on top, with the back and sides close-cropped and dyed bleach-blonde.
Wool 's itchy reputation is a direct result of ­something all of us have experienced—sweaters made of coarse wool fibers that have been dried out by bleaching and dyeing.
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