from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the process of removing stains or of whitening fabrics, especially by the use of chemical agents
- v. Present participle of bleach.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of whitening, by removing color or stains; esp. the process of whitening fabrics by chemical agents.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or process of freeing textile fibers and fabrics, and various other substances (such as materials for paper, ivory, wax, oils), from their natural color, and rendering them white, or nearly so.
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Walk into any low rent drug store and you will find shelf after shelf full of skin bleaching creams.
Does anyone know of any stock for skin bleaching companies?
I agree with you, Andrew, and bleaching is an agent of this prescription.
Second, another site has noted that anal bleaching is much talked-about, but nobody's actually seen doing it, or even having admitted having it done.
The great demand for alkaline salts in bleaching rendered these ashes no inconsiderable perquisite.
Clearly some bleaching is going on, because even with the French supermarket bread flour, my bread wasn’t as white.
I'm doing the * colonCleansing and maybe the bleaching is the next step.
Calcium hypochlorite, also widely known as bleaching powder or chlorinated lime, comes as a powder containing approximately 33% available chlorine.
This substance is called bleaching powder, or hypochlorite of lime.
Coral bleaching occurs when, confronted with excessively warm water, the coral expels algae that is the source of its nutrients and ultimately turns white and dies.