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b leech

  • n  the whiteness that results from removing the color from something
    a complete bleach usually requires several applications
  • n  an agent that makes things white or colorless
  • n  the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
  • v  remove color from
    The sun bleached the red shirt
  • v  make whiter or lighter
    bleach the laundry

  • The only real gripe is the flash, which is so overpowering that it tends to bleach everything that's too close.
  • Never mind the bleach: the idea of having kids care for themselves, separate from parents, rings faintly abusive in itself.
  • The nostalgia surrounding Rogers-Astaire tends to bleach out other partners.
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  • Curtis Sliwa in Forbes
    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."
  • John McIntosh in (press release)
    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...
  • Selma Blair in
    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."

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