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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 classic literature ?
Upon the last sheet was a roughly drawn map with numerous reference points marked upon it, all unintelligible to Tarzan, who, after a brief examination of the papers, returned them to their metal case, replaced the top and was about to toss the little cylinder to the ground beside the mute remains of its former possessor when some whim of curiosity unsatisfied prompted him to slip it into the quiver with his arrows, though as he did so it was with the grim thought that possibly centuries hence it might again come to the sight of man beside his own bleached bones.
To complete the scene, the tree was surrounded by the bleached bones of horses which had been slaughtered as sacrifices.
They got away," I said cheerfully; but I felt a sinking at the heart and seemed to divine the presence of bleached bones somewhere on that beach.
And some were drowned so long ago, that their bleached arms start out from the middle of the current, and seem to try to grasp the boat, and drag it under water.
And the pattern as I chose myself, and bleached so beautiful, and I marked 'em so as nobody ever saw such marking,--they must cut the cloth to get it out, for it's a particular stitch.
The team saw corals that were several hundred years old, which means that if they had previously bleached they have since recovered.
The colorant is also present in liquid cheese whey and must be bleached so that it can be used in ingredient applications without imparting color.
Chorus Dem a bleach dem a bleach out dem skin Dem a bleach fi look like a Browning Dem a bleach dem a bleach out dem skin Dem a bleach fi look like a Browning [They are bleaching, they are bleaching out their skin] [They are bleaching to look like a Browning] [They are bleaching they are bleaching out their skin] [They are bleaching to look like a browning] Gyal mi honour you cause yuh nuh bleach out yuh skin You nuh use no chemical fi look like a Browning [Girl, you are honoured because you have not bleached out your skin] [You have not used any chemical to try and look like a Browning] Repeat
Therefore, to achieve the desired effect they must be replaced, and then you should constantly upkeep the bleached state of your teeth.
Sydney, November 4 (ANI): A new study has found that small fish sheltering in bleached coral, are being bullied by bigger fish, who push them out into the open water, into the mouths of predators.
All of the bleached coupons were rinsed with distilled water from a spray bottle after dip treatment, as were unbleached controls, and placed immediately in an Atlas Weather-Ometer with a 65 watt Xenon lamp with inner and outer quartz filters used as a source of intense light.
The Alliance for Environmental Technology (AET), Washington DC, stated that none of the new dioxin fish consumption advisories posted in the US during 2004 were downstream of a bleached chemical pulp mill.