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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.
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bleach, bleach·ing

(blēch, blēching)
Removal of color from an object using chemicals or light.
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In Group A, which was the control group, the teeth were etched and bonded, while those in Group B were bleached, etched and bonded.
The northern part of the reef, which was worst-affected in 2016, bleached "much less" in 2017 even though some of the reefs underwent similar levels of heat stress in both summers.
In the control visits, when the non-vital tooth has been bleached, the steps followed are as previously described for the walking bleach technique.
And even on bleached reefs, there are some colonies that do not bleach.
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.
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.
* GIV--endodontically treated teeth bleached and restored with composite resin;
The natural and original dark skin is seen as more realistic and stable while the bleached skin is idealistic (the skin bleacher has a colonial mentality of ideal skin).
APPLICATION: By partially replacing NaOH with Mg(OH)[.sub.2], papermakers may be able to decrease oxalate-related scaling without sacrificing brightness in bleached mechanical pulp.