bleaching the ballots: This is a brand-new one, used only once to date.
Without the bleaching of the sun his hair seemed dishwater blond, certainly not golden.
“The Disney Look does not permit extremes in dyeing, bleaching or coloring,” the rules state.
Did he really have vitiligo or was he just bleaching his skin?
Hypochlorites and bleaching powder have also a similar action, which has been utilized with some success in practice.
The object of bleaching is to free the cotton from its natural color.
Wild beasts had disinterred many of the bodies, and human bones were bleaching in the rains of summer.
Then place a piece of calico in the water containing the bleaching powder.
When clean grass, dew and sunshine are not available, use a bleaching powder.
bleaching and Calico Printing (containing samples), by Duerr.
Old English blæcan "bleach, whiten," from Proto-Germanic *blaikjan "to make white" (cf. Old Saxon blek, Old Norse bleikr, Dutch bleek, Old High German bleih, German bleich "pale;" Old Norse bleikja, Dutch bleken, German bleichen "to bleach"), from PIE root *bhel- (1) "to shine, flash, burn" (cf. Sanskrit bhrajate "shines;" Greek phlegein "to burn;" Latin flamma "flame," fulmen "lightning," fulgere "to shine, flash," flagrare "to burn;" Old Church Slavonic belu "white;" Lithuanian balnas "pale").
The same root probably produced black; perhaps because both black and white are colorless, or because both are associated with burning. Cf. Old English scimian, related to the source of shine (n.), meaning both "to shine" and "to dim, grow dusky, grow dark." Related: Bleached; bleaching.
"act of bleaching," 1887; "a bleaching agent," 1898, probably directly from bleach (v.). The Old English noun blæce meant "leprosy;" Late Old English also had blæco "paleness," and Middle English had blech "whitening or bleaching agent."