decolorize


de·col·or·ize

verb \(ˌ)dē-ˈkə-lə-ˌrīz\
de·col·or·izedde·col·or·iz·ing

Definition of DECOLORIZE

transitive verb
:  to remove color from <decolorize vinegar by adsorption of impurities on activated charcoal>
de·col·or·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·col·or·iz·er \(ˈ)dē-ˈkə-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Examples of DECOLORIZE

  1. <the sample was decolorized before being examined under a microscope>

First Known Use of DECOLORIZE

1830

de·col·or·ize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
de·col·or·ized or British de·cour·ized also de·col·our·isedde·col·or·iz·ing or British de·col·our·iz·ing also de·col·our·is·ing

Medical Definition of DECOLORIZE

: to remove color from <decolorize vinegar by adsorption of impurities on activated charcoal>
de·col·or·iza·tion or British de·col·our·iza·tion also de·col·our·isa·tion \(ˈ)dē-ˌkəl-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·col·or·iz·er or British de·col·our·iz·er also de·col·our·is·er \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Variants of DECOLORIZE

de·col·or·ize or British de·col·our·ize also de·col·our·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrīz\

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