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- n. Alternative spelling of discoloration.
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- n. the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
- n. a soiled or discolored appearance
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The discolouration from the bruising lasted over 6 months.
After examining close-up photographs of burns and discolouration around the wound, Werner Spitz, a former chief medical examiner for Michigan and author of a forensic medicine textbook, agreed: "This is a grazing wound fired at contact range."
Peel the salsify with a potato peeler, cut on an angle into 3cm-long chunks and transfer immediately to the pan to avoid discolouration.
It was hard to read the gravestone for the discolouration and the stone itself was leaning at an angle, though it was definitely his.
Anyone who gets a discolouration, rogue freckle or anything itchy on their face should get it checked.
Ellison himself could barely cause discolouration of the skin on his hand, and he was considered to be among the best.
He was now thirty-six years of age, but because of his excess weight and the wateriness of his eyes, the discolouration of his teeth, and the blotchiness of his puttylike skin, he seemed older.
• Allergic reactions such as itchy generalised skin rash, swelling of the face and throat, difficulty in breathing, blue discolouration of the tongue or lips, low blood pressure and collapse.
Hinges split, some uneven discolouration to spine, foxing to fore edge, dustjacket chipped to spine tips and corners, spine faded, edges strengthened by sellotape.
Four days during which my jammed finger turned blue, then purple, then almost black, then back to just about normal, except for discolouration beneath the nail.
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