Definition of Decolourise

1. Verb. Remove color from. "The sun bleached the red shirt"




Definition of Decolourise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of decolourize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decolourise

decolorizations
decolorize
decolorized
decolorizer
decolorizers
decolorizes
decolorizing
decolors
decolour
decolouration
decolourations
decoloured
decolouring
decolourisation
decolourisations
decolourise (current term)
decolourised
decolouriser
decolourisers
decolourization
decolourize
decolourizer
decolours
decomino
decominoes
decommission
decommissioned
decommissioning
decommissions
decommodified

Literary usage of Decolourise

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1. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis: (chiefly Inorganic) by William Crookes (1886)
"The difference shows the real quantity of nitric acid existing in the volume of liquid used, in the first place, to decolourise the O5 gramme of ..."

2. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis: (chiefly Inorganic) by William Crookes (1886)
"Kolb operates upon 0-5 gramme of permanganate in solution, and the volume of acid employed to decolourise it shows the amount of nitrous acid contained. ..."

3. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1891)
"The substance separating these bacilli is difficult to decolourise, and the bacilli themselves seem to stain of a deeper colour than the short discrete ones ..."

4. Advanced Hygiene for the Advanced Examination of the Board of Education by Alfred Edward Ikin, Robert Arthur Lyster (1902)
"For a qualitative or comparative test it is sometimes determined how much air it takes to decolourise 1 milligramme of potassium permanganate in dilute ..."

5. The Microtomist's Vade-mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy by Arthur Bolles Lee (1896)
"decolourise in dilute hydrochloric acid (0'2 per cent. ... You decolourise more or less according as you wish to have a more or less plasmatic stain or a ..."

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