bleach bleach  /b ˈlitʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
  2. (n) an agent that makes things white or colorless
  3. (n) the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
  4. (v) remove color from
  5. (v) make whiter or lighter

Usage(s):

  1. The only real gripe is the flash, which is so overpowering that it tends to bleach everything that's too close.
  2. Never mind the bleach: the idea of having kids care for themselves, separate from parents, rings faintly abusive in itself.
  3. The nostalgia surrounding Rogers-Astaire tends to bleach out other partners.

News

  1. How to: Bleach dye a T-shirt

    The world is a tricky place. Our how-to series aims to make it a little easier. This week: bleach-dying.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Teen accused in bleach attack turned over to police by her dad

    Police have arrested two people, including a 15-year-old girl, in connection with a bleach attack and robbery on a Boston bus.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 25 Boston

  3. 2 accused in bleach attack on Boston bus

    BOSTON (AP) — Police have arrested two people, including a 15-year-old girl, in connection with a bleach attack and robbery on a Boston bus.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  1. "We were like mixing ammonia and bleach - very volatile, like the husband and wife in `Goodfellas,'" Sliwa said. "It was great radio. But this is new management, and they want a national show."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Curtis Sliwa Source: Forbes

  2. "This innovative rail-car technology will allow us to ship bleach more efficiently over longer distances," said John McIntosh, president of Olin Chlor Alkali Products. "This step will be good for our customers, our company and the...
    on Nov 12, 2009 By: John McIntosh Source: CNNMoney.com (press release)

  3. Blair, pointed out that "I don't bleach my teeth :I'm flat-chested, I'm pale as a ghost and I have crow's feet."
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Selma Blair Source: CareFair.com

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