discoloured


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discoloured

(dɪsˈkʌləd) or

discolored

adj
(Colours) changed from the original colour, in an undesirable way
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discoloured

U.S. discolored
adjective stained, tainted, tarnished, faded, pale, washed out, wan, blotched, besmirched, foxed, etiolated Some of the prints were badly discoloured around the edges.
Translations

discoloured

discolored (US) [dɪsˈkʌləd] ADJ (= faded) → de(s)colorado; (= stained) → manchado

discoloured

[dɪsˈkʌlərd] (British) discolored (US) adj [paint, wallpaper] → décoloré(e); [teeth] → jauni(e)

discoloured

, (US) discolored
adjverfärbt; his left temple was bruised and discolouredan seiner linken Schläfe hatte er einen Bluterguss

discoloured

discolored (Am) [dɪsˈkʌləd] adjscolorito/a, sbiadito/a; (whites) → ingiallito/a
References in classic literature ?
Thin remains of a discoloured moustache and whiskers, hanging over the upper lip, and over the hollows where the cheeks had once been, made the head just recognisable as the head of a man.
When he smiled he showed broken and discoloured teeth.
A cheap cotton shirt, with frayed collar and a bosom discoloured with what I took to be ancient blood-stains, was put on me amid a running and apologetic fire of comment.
Not a ship's hull, with its rusty iron links of cable run out of hawse- holes long discoloured with the iron's rusty tears, but seemed to be there with a fell intention.
In the parlour window of this little habitation, which is so close upon the footway that the passenger who takes the wall brushes the dim glass with his coat sleeve--much to its improvement, for it is very dirty--in this parlour window in the days of its occupation by Sampson Brass, there hung, all awry and slack, and discoloured by the sun, a curtain of faded green, so threadbare from long service as by no means to intercept the view of the little dark room, but rather to afford a favourable medium through which to observe it accurately.
My nose looked like a big blue plum, and one eye was swollen shut and hideously discoloured.
Neither is reason among them a point problematical, as with us, where men can argue with plausibility on both sides of the question, but strikes you with immediate conviction; as it must needs do, where it is not mingled, obscured, or discoloured, by passion and interest.
The stair carpet was ruffled and discoloured where I had crouched, soaked to the skin from the thunderstorm the night of the catastrophe.
Paul's Rocks, non-volcanic -- Singular Incrustations -- Insects the first Colonists of Islands -- Fernando Noronha -- Bahia -- Burnished Rocks -- Habits of a Diodon -- Pelagic Confervae and Infusoria -- Causes of discoloured Sea.
Peron, the distinguished naturalist, in the Voyage aux Terres Australes, gives no less than twelve references to voyagers who have alluded to the discoloured waters of the sea (vol.
It was two storeys high; showed no window, nothing but a door on the lower storey and a blind forehead of discoloured wall on the upper; and bore in every feature, the marks of prolonged and sordid negligence.
Soon in the shadow I saw a pale light, half discoloured by the fog, shining about a mile from us.