Definition of Discolouring

1. Verb. (present participle of discolour) ¹



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Definition of Discolouring

1. discolour [v] - See also: discolour

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discolouring

discoloration
discolorations
discolored
discolorer
discoloring
discolorise
discolorize
discolors
discolour
discolour'd
discolouration
discolourations
discoloured
discolourer
discoloureth
discolouring (current term)
discolourise
discolourous
discolours
discomania
discombobulate
discombobulated
discombobulatedly
discombobulates
discombobulating
discombobulatingly
discombobulation
discombobulations
discomfit
discomfited

Literary usage of Discolouring

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1. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1857)
"The advantages of the process may be considered under three heads:—health, comfort, and economy, impurity or discolouring matter, as the water of the Thames ..."

2. An impartial history of Ireland, from the period of the English invasion to by Dennis Taaffe (1811)
"... which, by blending truth and fiction, discolouring the compound with false daubing, exhibit a caricature, not a true picture of the times. ..."

3. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1832)
"It is known, that the discolouring faculty resides entirely in the charcoal, for the earthy matters and portions of azote combined with it possess by ..."

4. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"It is found that the discolouring power ... Even vegetable matters afford a charcoal possessed of considerable discolouring power, if mixed with chalk, ..."

5. Elements of chemistry, including the applications of the science in the arts by Thomas Graham (1842)
"When charcoal which has been once used in such a filter, is calcined again, it is found to possess very little discolouring power. ..."

6. Reports and Notes of Cases on Letters Patent for Inventions [1601-1843] by Great Britain, Courts, Thomas Webster, Great Britain Courts (1844)
"It may be made higher if found necessary, or it may be less, but the discolouring effect will be always in proportion to the thickness of the bed of ..."

7. Law Reports of Patent Cases: 1602-1842 by Great Britain Courts (1843)
"It may be made higher if found necessary, or it may be less, but the discolouring effect will be always in proportion to the thickness of the bed of ..."

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