bleached


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bleach

 (blēch)
v. bleached, bleach·ing, bleach·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove the color from, as by means of chemical agents or sunlight: Over time, the exposure to sunlight bleached the rug in front of the window.
b. To make white or colorless: Dawn bleached the mountains.
2. To whiten by causing the death or expulsion of algal symbionts from (coral).
v.intr.
1. To act as or use a bleach.
2. To become white as a result of the loss of algal symbionts, usually following an environmental stress such as increased water temperature. Used of coral.
n.
1. A chemical agent used for bleaching.
2.
a. The act of bleaching.
b. The degree of bleaching obtained.

[Middle English blechen, from Old English blǣcan; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bleached

(bliːtʃt)
adj
made lighter in colour
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bleached - having lost freshness or brilliance of colorbleached - having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out blue"; "washy colors"
colorless, colourless - weak in color; not colorful
2.bleached - (used of color) artificially producedbleached - (used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a bleached blonde"
artificial, unreal - contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"

bleached

adjective whitened, faded, lightened, washed-out, etiolated, stone-washed, peroxided, achromatic Her hair was bleached blonde.
Translations
odbarvený
bleget
valkaistu
izbijeljen
漂白した
표백한
blekt
ถูกฟอก
được tẩy

bleached

[bliːtʃt] ADJ [hair] → decolorado, (teñido de) rubio platino; [clothes] → descolorido

bleached

[ˈbliːtʃt] adj [hair] (by peroxide)oxygéné(e), décoloré(e); (by sun)décoloré(e)

bleached

[bliːtʃt] adj (hair) → decolorato/a

bleached

مُبَيِّض odbarvený bleget gebleicht ξεθωριασμένος blanqueado valkaistu blanchi izbijeljen sbiancato 漂白した 표백한 gebleekt bleket wybielony branqueado отбеленный blekt ถูกฟอก ağartılmış được tẩy 漂白过的
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In the complexion of a third still lingers a tropic tawn, but slightly bleached withal; he doubtless has tarried whole weeks ashore.
Darwin the naturalist says, "A white man bathing by the side of a Tahitian was like a plant bleached by the gardener's art, compared with a fine, dark green one, growing vigorously in the open fields.
You see, they think we whites and the occasional nigger are Injuns that have been bleached out or blackened by some leprous disease or other - for some peculiarly rascally SIN, mind you.
I shall gather manna for her morning and night: the plains and hillsides in the moon are bleached with manna, Adele.
Those few hours had bleached her; she had lost a woman's last glow of autumn color.
But, gradually, the truth dawned on me: that Man had not remained one species, but had differentiated into two distinct animals: that my graceful children of the Upper-world were not the sole descendants of our generation, but that this bleached, obscene, nocturnal Thing, which had flashed before me, was also heir to all the ages.
The fronds became bleached, and then shrivelled and brittle.
Your mother brought us a golden vase to hold them--gift of Bacchus, and work of Vulcan himself; in this we mingled your bleached bones with those of Patroclus who had gone before you, and separate we enclosed also those of Antilochus, who had been closer to you than any other of your comrades now that Patroclus was no more.
The struggle in the smoke had pictured an exaggeration of itself on the bleached cheeks and in the eyes wild with one desire.
On the ensuing summer, these very individuals visiting these parts in company with others, came suddenly upon the bleached bones and grinning skull of a human skeleton, which, by certain signs they recognized for the remains of Scott.
She had brought out her little store of bleached linen, which she had for long years kept in reserve for this supreme use.
Midway towards the sea, and peering here and there amidst the foliage, might be seen the palmetto-thatched houses of its inhabitants glistening in the sun that had bleached them to a dazzling whiteness.