discolouration


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Noun1.discolouration - a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
scorch - a discoloration caused by heat
bloodstain - a discoloration caused by blood
iron mold, iron mould - a spot caused the staining with rust or ink
mud stain - a stain produced by mud
oil stain - a stain produced by oil
tarnish - discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
2.discolouration - the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
change of color - an act that changes the light that something reflects
Translations
تَغْيير اللوْن
odbarveníztráta barvy
misfarvning
elszíntelenedés
upplitun
odfarbenie
bozmadeğiştirme

discolouration

discoloration (US) [dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃən] N (= fading) → de(s)coloramiento m; (= staining) → mancha f

discolouration

[dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃən] (British) discoloration (US) n [paint, wallpaper] → décoloration f; [skin] → dépigmentation f; [teeth] → jaunissement m

discolouration

discoloration (Am) [dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃn] n (see adj) → scolorimento, ingiallimento

discolour

(disˈkalə) (American) discolor verb
to (cause to) change colour or become stained. The paintwork had discoloured with the damp.
disˌcolouˈration noun
References in classic literature ?
Surely there is some discolouration here," said he.
Should any customers experience discolouration run your cold water tap for 15-20 minutes to clear the supply.
ACTEW Water will be undertaking necessary work in Kenny on Thursday 18th December 2014, which may result in temporary discolouration of water in areas within Mitchell, Franklin and Harrison.
The discolouration efficiency was determined by the difference between concentration before and after the experiment.
whitening may camouflage the discolouration but may cause more sensitivity *Decay can be treated by fillings/inlays/crowns
In a recent case, a 12-yearold boy developed a spongelike discolouration on his thigh after playing video games for a few hours each day for several months.
Swiss researchers highlighted the case of a 12-year-old boy who developed a sponge-patterned skin discolouration on his left thigh after playing computer games for a few hours every day for several months.
I READ in the Chronicle, Sept 14, MP Kevan Jones wanting more and more compensation for the miners' lung diseases and a little bit of discolouration to one of their little pinkies.
Changes in the way land is managed have seen a doubling of water discolouration in a North-East river over the last 30 years, a study has found.
Initial testing has indicated that odours and discolouration have been significantly reduced when treated by ELCE water activation.
The discolouration is not dirt or mud but a chemical element called manganese, picked up from the hills around Wrexham where the water comes from.
ACTEW Water will be undertaking necessary work in Wanniassa on Wednesday, 5 November 2014, which may result in temporary discolouration of water in the area.