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
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Translations
تَغْيير اللوْن
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misfarvning
elszíntelenedés
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bozmadeğiştirme

discolouration

discoloration (US) [dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃən] N (= fading) → de(s)coloramiento m; (= staining) → mancha f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

discolouration

[dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃən] (British) discoloration (US) n [paint, wallpaper] → décoloration f; [skin] → dépigmentation f; [teeth] → jaunissement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

discolouration

discoloration (Am) [dɪsˌkʌləˈreɪʃn] n (see adj) → scolorimento, ingiallimento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

discolour

(disˈkalə) (American) discolor verb
to (cause to) change colour or become stained. The paintwork had discoloured with the damp.
disˌcolouˈration noun
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References in classic literature ?
"Surely there is some discolouration here," said he.
PS12.71, www.thegroomingclinic.com MARVIS WHITENING MINT TOOTHPASTE 75ML: This toothpaste gently but effectively works to reduce discolouration of the teeth.
Keeping the card in a leather wallet or in the pocket of a pair of jeans could cause "permanent discolouration".
And to help you achieve light and beautiful underarms, we've listed tips on how to prevent discolouration or darkening of the underarms:
While cigarette smoke caused significant enamel discolouration, vapour from the e-cigarettes and aerosol from the tobacco heating products caused only minimal staining.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the aetiology of discolouration from tetracycline medicaments and to determine under what particular situations staining can occur.
The government said the new standards - which apply to grain moisture levels and discolouration - come into force within six months and will apply to anyone trading in nine grains, including maize across the East African borders.
Tooth discolouration and staining: a review of the literature.
The company added: "Discolouration poses no risk to health and water remains chlorinated.
The pH of aqueous solutions was adjusted using 0.1N NaOH to raise the pH or 0.1N HCl to lower the pH upon discolouration. All solutions were prepared by using ultrapure water.