Definitions

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  • adjective Whitened; make white.

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  • adjective whitened; made white using bleach
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bleach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
  • adjective having lost freshness or brilliance of color

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Examples

  • The veneered plywood shell can be in bleached oak, wengé stained, or covered with monochromatic or bicolour laminate.

    Woody Wood Rug

  • Surround walls of rustic tiles are accented with collections of seashells bleached from the sun.

    Bartolotta Ristorante de Mare – Travel to the Italian Seaside Without the Jetlag

  • In a sense, it’s the ultimate crossover – what else would you call a novel that mixes original characters with visitors from Dickens, the Bronte sisters, and even a cameo by a certain bleached-blonde vampire named Spike?

    The Well of Lost Plots

  • Vividly he recalled the bleached bones of the long-dead warrior in the bottom of the precipitous gorge that had all but proved a trap for him as well.

    Tarzan the Untamed

  • Algae living in symbiotic harmony with their animal hosts were expelled, leaving great expanses of white, or so-called bleached, coral reef.

    PLoS Biology: New Articles

  • North can be described as bleached-immaculate and bloodless in a wash of round-the-clock sterility.

    Gizmodo

  • I think the bleached is a little too contrasty with your skin tone.

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  • North can be described as bleached-immaculate and bloodless in a wash of round-the-clock sterility.

    Gizmodo

  • North can be described as bleached-immaculate and bloodless in a wash of round-the-clock sterility.

    Gizmodo

  • "This is going to set up a very interesting dynamic, because right now, the kind of bleached districts where candidates can get away with demonizing Latino immigrants -- because they're more worried about a primary challenge than a general election loss -- may end in the next decade," Sharry said.

    Frank Sharry: Latinos Poised to Shake Up 2010 Census, Politicians Beware

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  • verb from tonights debate - deleted using BleachBit.
    securely deleted and not recoverable.


    The thing about using this tool, is that it would have defaults pre-set up to clean up old temporary files, old deleted files, empty the 'recycle bin', and clean out web browser temporary files.  It's also commonly used by techies as a matter of course and not for nefarious reasons.

    October 10, 2016