discoloration

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noun dis·col·or·ation \(ˌ)dis-ˌkə-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of discoloration

  1. 1 :  the act of discoloring :  the state of being discolored

  2. 2 :  a discolored spot or formation :  stain

1642

First Known Use of discoloration

1642


DISCOLORATION Defined for English Language Learners

discoloration

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noun dis·col·or·ation \(ˌ)dis-ˌkə-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of discoloration for English Language Learners

  • : the act of changing color in a bad way

  • : a discolored spot or area


DISCOLORATION Defined for Kids

discoloration

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noun dis·col·or·a·tion \dis-ˌkə-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of discoloration for Students

  1. 1 :  change of color

  2. 2 :  a spot that is changed in color


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