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  • v. Alternative spelling of decolorize.

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  • v. remove color from


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  • Or magenta treated with a bleaching-agent in just sufficient quantity to decolorise it is invisible when used for writing.

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  • Twenty c.c. of this solution diluted to 100 c.c. with water, and acidified with 10 c.c. of dilute hydrochloric acid, should not decolorise any of the permanganate of potassium solution; this shows the absence of ferrous salts.

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  • The colour imparted to hot hydrochloric acid solutions by a trace of a ferric compound is so strong, and the reducing action of stannous chloride is so rapid, that a method of titration is based upon the quantity of a standard solution of stannous chloride required to completely decolorise a solution containing ferric iron.

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  • A is molecular formula C8H10 does not decolorise bromine water but when refluxed with aq, acidified KMnO4 the latter decolorise forming compound B with C7H6O2.

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