decolorize

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

Definition of decolorize

decolorized; decolorizing
transitive verb
: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

First Known Use of decolorize

1830


Medical Dictionary

decolorize

transitive verb de·col·or·ize
variants: or British decolourize also decolourise play \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrīz\

medical Definition of decolorize

decolorized or British decourized also decolourised; decolorizing or British decolourizing also decolourising
:to remove color from
  • decolorize vinegar by adsorption of impurities on activated charcoal

decolorization

or British decolourization also decolourisation play \(ˈ)dē-ˌkəl-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

decolorizer

or British decolourizer also decolouriser play \(ˈ)dē-ˈkəl-ə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

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