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achromatize

[ey-kroh-muh-tahyz] /eɪˈkroʊ məˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), achromatized, achromatizing.
1.
to make achromatic; deprive or free of color.
Also, especially British, achromatise.
Origin of achromatize
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; achromat(ic) + -ize
Related forms
achromatization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for achromatize

achromatize

/əˈkrəʊmətaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make achromatic; to remove colour from
Derived Forms
achromatization, achromatisation, noun
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