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decoloration

 [de-kul″er-a´shun]
1. removal of color; bleaching.
2. lack or loss of color.
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de·col·or·a·tion

(dē-cŏlŏr-āshŭn)
The natural loss or removal of color, such as that caused by bleaching.
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Under optimal conditions, at 30 [degrees]C, pH equal 3, oxidant concentration 3.93 mM, catalysts loading 0.5 g/L, 98.7 % decoloration and 54.4 % reduction of TOC was obtained in a solution of reactive brilliant orange X-GN (100 mg/L) after 75 minutes of UV irradiation.
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The degree of decoloration of methanolic solution of DPPH indicates the scavenging efficiency of the added oil.