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  • n. That which decolorizes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which decolorizes.


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decolorize +‎ -er


  • The value of carbon, in the form of charcoal, as a purifier is very great, whether we consider it a deodorizer, as in the case of the sewage, or a decolorizer, as in the case of the refineries, or whether we consider the service it has rendered man in the elimination of danger from drinking water.

    General Science

  • It brings with it a faint, floating haze, a cunning decolorizer, altho not thick enough to obscure outlines near at hand.

    Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 2 Great Britain and Ireland, Part 2

  • This model's medium to light blonde natural hair color was heavily highlighted with decolorizer (in this case, bleach.)

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women


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  • In glassmaking, a substance (such as manganese dioxide or cerium oxide) that's used to remove or offset the greenish or brownish color of glass. This coloring results either from iron impurities in the batch or from iron or other impurities in the pot or elsewhere in the production process.

    November 9, 2007