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leuco base

[loo-koh] /ˈlu koʊ/
noun, Chemistry.
a noncolored or slightly colored compound that is produced by reducing a dye and is readily oxidized to regenerate the dye.
Origin of leuco base
1885-90; independent use of leuco- Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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British Dictionary definitions for leuco base

leuco base

a colourless compound formed by reducing a dye so that the original dye can be regenerated by oxidation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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