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decolorize

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

Definition of decolorize

decolorizeddecolorizing

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

decolorization play \(ˌ)dē-ˌkə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
decolorizer play \(ˈ)dē-ˈkə-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun


Examples of decolorize in a sentence

  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

decolorized or British decolourized also decolourised; decolorizing or British decolourizing also decolourising

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

decolorization or British decolourization also decolourisation \(ˈ)dē-ˌkəl-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun
decolorizer or British decolourizer also decolouriser \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrī-zər\play noun


Variants of decolorize

or British decolourize also decolourise \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrīz\play

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