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decolorize

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verb de·col·or·ize \(ˌ)dē-ˈkə-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of decolorize

de·col·or·izedde·col·or·iz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove color from <decolorize vinegar by adsorption of impurities on activated charcoal>

de·col·or·i·za·tion play \(ˌ)dē-ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·col·or·iz·er play \(ˈ)dē-ˈkə-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun


Examples of decolorize

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



1830

First Known Use of decolorize

1830


Medical Dictionary

decolorize

transitive verb de·col·or·ize

Medical Definition of decolorize

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

  1. :  to remove color from <decolorize vinegar by adsorption of impurities on activated charcoal>

  2. 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\play 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\play noun



Variants of decolorize

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

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