decolourize


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decolourize

(diːˈkʌləˌraɪz) or

decolourise

vb (tr)
(Colours) Brit variant spellings of decolorize
deˌcolouriˈzation, deˌcolouriˈsation n
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Verb1.decolourize - 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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Evaluation of some white-rot fungi for their potential to decolourize industrial dyes, Dyes and Pigments.
This can be explained by the low iron available to catalyse the generation of hydroxyl radicals and consequently decolourize the RB5 solution.
could decolourize 60% (Reactive Black5) and 76% (Reactive Yellow15) from the medium containing 100 ug/ml after 2 and 4 days, respectively.