from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To remove the color from, as by means of chemical agents or sunlight.
- transitive v. To make white or colorless.
- intransitive v. To become white or colorless.
- n. A chemical agent used for bleaching.
- n. The act of bleaching.
- n. The degree of bleaching obtained.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pale; bleak.
- v. To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
- v. to lose color due to stress-induced expulsion of symbiotic unicellular algae.
- n. A chemical, such as sodium hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide, or a preparation of such a chemical, used for disinfecting or whitening.
- n. A variety of bleach.
- n. An act of bleaching; exposure to the sun.
- n. A disease of the skin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To grow white or lose color; to whiten.
- transitive v. To make white, or whiter; to remove the color, or stains, from; to blanch; to whiten.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make white or whiter by removing color; whiten; blanch; make pale; specifically, to whiten (as linen, etc.) by washing and exposure to the action of the air and sunlight, or by chemical preparations. See bleaching.
- Synonyms Blanch, etc. See whiten.
- To become white in any manner; become pale or colorless.
- To become morally pure.
- n. A disease of the skin. Holland, tr. of Pliny.
- n. An act of bleaching; exposure to the sun or other bleaching agency or influence.
- n. Blacking; any substance used for blacking.
- n. An abbreviation of ‘bleaching-powder,’ or chlorid of lime.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
- n. an agent that makes things white or colorless
- v. make whiter or lighter
- n. the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
- v. remove color from
He was between hay and grass, barely old enough to drive, and he had what they called bleach-blond hair, like one of them rock musicians.
After fatally stabbing a Northwest D.C. man 30 times and leaving his naked body slung over his bed and drenched in bleach, the assailant used the victim's credit card to buy a soda at a nearby CVS and a ticket for a movie at a Silver Spring theater, a District homicide detective testified Friday.
A bleach is a chemical that removes colors or whitens, often via oxidation.
May need brain bleach for that image so close to bed time
Good luck, Leigh, and keep the brain bleach close; with Rapelay, you might need it in great quantities.
# Davidon 15 Jan 2009 at 5: 07 pm iv got death note and bleach is gd as well
Re: #115 ~ Industrial strength 55 gallon drums of brain bleach, for sale cheap!
I've tried soaking it in bleach, soda (acid), etc.
Clorine bleach is powerful stuff too use just a little bit-it takes the hurt out of bee stings immediately.
Dip a Q-tip in bleach and dab a tiny bit on each bite.