decolour


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decolour

or

decolor

vb
(Colours) (tr) to deprive of colour, as by bleaching
deˌcolorˈation n
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decolour


Past participle: decoloured
Gerund: decolouring

Imperative
decolour
decolour
Present
I decolour
you decolour
he/she/it decolours
we decolour
you decolour
they decolour
Preterite
I decoloured
you decoloured
he/she/it decoloured
we decoloured
you decoloured
they decoloured
Present Continuous
I am decolouring
you are decolouring
he/she/it is decolouring
we are decolouring
you are decolouring
they are decolouring
Present Perfect
I have decoloured
you have decoloured
he/she/it has decoloured
we have decoloured
you have decoloured
they have decoloured
Past Continuous
I was decolouring
you were decolouring
he/she/it was decolouring
we were decolouring
you were decolouring
they were decolouring
Past Perfect
I had decoloured
you had decoloured
he/she/it had decoloured
we had decoloured
you had decoloured
they had decoloured
Future
I will decolour
you will decolour
he/she/it will decolour
we will decolour
you will decolour
they will decolour
Future Perfect
I will have decoloured
you will have decoloured
he/she/it will have decoloured
we will have decoloured
you will have decoloured
they will have decoloured
Future Continuous
I will be decolouring
you will be decolouring
he/she/it will be decolouring
we will be decolouring
you will be decolouring
they will be decolouring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decolouring
you have been decolouring
he/she/it has been decolouring
we have been decolouring
you have been decolouring
they have been decolouring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decolouring
you will have been decolouring
he/she/it will have been decolouring
we will have been decolouring
you will have been decolouring
they will have been decolouring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decolouring
you had been decolouring
he/she/it had been decolouring
we had been decolouring
you had been decolouring
they had been decolouring
Conditional
I would decolour
you would decolour
he/she/it would decolour
we would decolour
you would decolour
they would decolour
Past Conditional
I would have decoloured
you would have decoloured
he/she/it would have decoloured
we would have decoloured
you would have decoloured
they would have decoloured
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decolour - remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolor - cause to lose or change color; "The detergent discolored my shirts"
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Antioxidants can scavenge this blue green radical and thereby decolour the test solution which can be measured photometrically [30].
The researchers used a sophisticated spectroscopic technique called ICP-AES, which can detect the major and minor element present in the glass, including metals the Romans used to decolour it.
In an 1893 report, he criticized the limitations of two-dimensional flower drawings or dried specimens that get distorted and decoloured, and even bemoaned the three-dimensional possibilities: "flowers, when copied in wax, become like the cheerless elements of funereal wreaths; when given in papier-mache, they are necessarily exaggerated and grotesque.