Definition of Discoloration

1. Noun. A soiled or discolored appearance. "The wine left a dark stain"

Exact synonyms: Discolouration, Stain
Generic synonyms: Appearance, Visual Aspect
Specialized synonyms: Scorch, Bloodstain, Iron Mold, Iron Mould, Mud Stain, Oil Stain, Tarnish
Derivative terms: Discolor, Discolor, Discolour, Stain



2. Noun. The act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded.
Exact synonyms: Discolouration
Generic synonyms: Change Of Color
Derivative terms: Discolor, Discolor, Discolour

Definition of Discoloration

1. n. The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.

Definition of Discoloration

1. Noun. The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance. ¹

2. Noun. A discolored spot; a stain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discoloration

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discoloration

discographies
discography
discoherent
discoid
discoid lupus erythematosus
discoidal
discoidal cleavage
discoidin
discoids
discoing
discolike
discolith
discoliths
discolor
discolor'd
discoloration (current term)
discolorations
discolored
discolorer
discoloring
discolorise
discolorize
discolors
discolour
discolour'd
discolouration
discolourations
discoloured
discolourer
discoloureth

Literary usage of Discoloration

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"A scale of discoloration, determined by experiment, is adopted, and the entry in the observation record book, based on the amount of discoloration, ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"This would indicate that there would not be much danger of discoloration from reaction between sulphites and tin in a neutral medium, but that where ..."

3. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"Being comparatively resistant to erosion, these hardened contact zones may form ridges where the same rock, not baked, is a valley-maker. 120. discoloration ..."

4. Modern Surgery, General and Operative: General and Operative by John Chalmers Da Costa (1910)
"discoloration arises from determination of blood to the part; hence the more vascular the tissue, the greater the discoloration. ..."

5. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"discoloration OF NEW-BORN INFANTS. An affection of new-born infants, not much more common ... A mere discoloration of the face after laborious deliveries, ..."

6. The Medical Times and Gazette (1875)
"In four cases published by Hutchinson, Harley, and Fricko, the discoloration dated from attacks of fever, jaundice, and hepatic derangement. ..."

7. Eugenics Laboratory Memoirs by Galton Laboratory for National Eugenics (1907)
"In one form of discoloration there is a general darkening or staining of the whole ... Another form of discoloration is where the surface of the teeth show ..."

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