decolourise

Definitions

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

In literature:

By the day of the wedding she would be rolling a steady diapason of polite, decolourised, expurgated, ladylike profanity.
"In Our Town" by William Allen White
Decolourise in alcohol, 2 parts; acetic acid, 1 per cent., 1 part.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
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