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b leecht

  • v  remove color from
    The sun bleached the red shirt
  • v  make whiter or lighter
  • s  having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    sun-bleached deck chairs
  • s  (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
    a bleached blonde

  • Low-light shots are plagued with orange highlights and noise-spackled blacks; flash photography can yield bleached faces or glare from unexpected reflectors.
  • Another work, called Solewave a collage of 350 ocean-bleached flip-flops plucked from various Sri Lankan beachesrecalls the swirling intensity of a Van Gogh sky.
  • The $250 million plant will go into operation next year and by 1981 will turn out 750 metric tons of bleached kraft pulp a day, enough to make a single strand of toilet paper .
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  • Bono in Holy Moly (blog)
    Bono said: "Edge's genuine genius developing on the blank and bleached photographic paper, avoiding all the obvious blues scales that blind every other guitar player that ever heard Led Zeppelin. The Edge finds some new colours for the spectrum of...
  • George Clooney in ABC News
    We were brought up to believe that the UN was formed to ensure that the Holocaust could never happen again,Clooney said. "So after Sept. 30, you won't need the UN You will simply need men with shovels and bleached white linen and...
  • Sammy Sosa in The Gazette (Montreal)
    I use (it) to soften (my skin), but has bleached me some. I'm not a racist, I live my life happily,Sosa said. "What happened was that I had been using the cream for a long time and that, combined with the bright TV lights, made my face...

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