bleach

(redirected from bleached)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

bleach

noun Sodium hypochlorite (NaClO); e.g., Chlorox. A corrosive oxidising disinfectant and bleaching agent.
verb To whiten or remove colour or stains from.

bleach, bleach·ing

(blēch, blēching)
Removal of color from an object using chemicals or light.

bleach

see sodium hypochlorite.
References in periodicals archive ?
Dr Neal Cantin, Research Scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science, is surveying mildly bleached reefs this week, north of Townsville.
Practise printing on flannel first, so you get the hang of how drippy the bleach is and what colour the towel will turn when bleached.
Hannig et al30 used the knoop hardness test and reported a significant decrease in both superficial and deep surface hardness of bleached composite resins.
Conclusion: There were significant surface alterations found in the bleached specimens as compared to control group.
A radiograph of the bleached tooth will be taken on all annual ap- pointments to diagnose the earliest possible cer- vical resorption.
Concerns regarding bleaching efficacy, the development of off-flavors and changes in functionality are issues, as these have been reported for whey bleached with hydrogen peroxide and benzoyl peroxide.
In the bleached specimens (groups III, IV and V), a cervical seal was made with zinc phosphate prior to bleaching.
A 42-year old married woman wrote that the practice was mainly "evil" since it is done mostly by prostitutes and divorcees who have the bad habit of snatching other people's husbands because no decently married woman can be seen with a bleached skin.
The alkaline peroxide process generates oxalate and oxalate-related scaling in the production lines of bleached mechanical pulps.
Paper is traditionally bleached with chlorine and chemicals derived from it (such as chlorine dioxide).
The post-consumer portion is again process chlorine free, bleached without the use of chlorine or its compounds, and the virgin portion is elemental chlorine free
Exposure to bleached kraft mill effluents disrupts the pituitary-gonadal axis of white sucker at multiple sites.