Noun: bleach bleech
Verb: bleach bleech
- The whiteness that results from removing the colour from something
"a complete bleach usually requires several applications"
- An agent that makes things white or colourless
- bleaching agent, blanching agent, whitener
- The act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
- Remove colour from
"The sun bleached the red shirt";
- bleach out, decolor [US], decolour [Brit, Cdn], decolorize [US], decolourize [Brit, Cdn], decolorise [Brit], decolourise [Brit], discolorize [US], discolourise [Brit, Cdn], discolorise [Brit, Cdn]
- Make whiter or lighter
"bleach the laundry"
Derived forms: bleaches, bleaching, bleached
Type of: agent, discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn], lightening, white, whiten, whiteness, whitening
Part of: bleach liquor, liquid bleach