whitening

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noun whit·en·ing \ˈhwīt-niŋ, ˈwīt-, -ən-iŋ\

Definition of whitening

  1. 1 :  the act or process of making or becoming white

  2. 2 :  something that is used to make white :  whiting

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First Known Use of whitening

1576



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