disclosing

adjective

dis·​clos·​ing dis-ˈklō-ziŋ How to pronounce disclosing (audio)
: being or using an agent (such as a tablet or liquid) that contains a usually red dye that stains dental plaque

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web To get around these data problems, data vendors such as Trucost try to fit proprietary models to estimate emissions of non-disclosing firms. Shivaram Rajgopal, Forbes, 12 June 2022 Other topics include overcoming hurdles of non-disclosing companies, accelerated ambitions and why failing isn’t an option. Frank Van Gansbeke, Forbes, 25 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of disclosing was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“Disclosing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disclosing. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

disclosing

adjective

dis·​clos·​ing dis-ˈklō-ziŋ How to pronounce disclosing (audio)
: being a substance (as a tablet or liquid) containing a usually red dye that is used to stain and make visible dental plaque

Medical Definition

disclosing

adjective

dis·​clos·​ing dis-ˈklō-ziŋ How to pronounce disclosing (audio)
: being or using an agent (as a tablet or liquid) that contains a usually red dye that adheres to and stains dental plaque
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