achromatize

[ ey-kroh-muh-tahyz ]
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verb (used with object),a·chro·ma·tized, a·chro·ma·tiz·ing.
  1. to make achromatic; deprive or free of color.

Origin of achromatize

1
First recorded in 1835–45; achromat(ic) + -ize
  • Also especially British, a·chro·ma·tise .

Other words from achromatize

  • a·chro·ma·ti·za·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for achromatize

achromatize

achromatise

/ (əˈkrəʊmətaɪz) /


verb
  1. (tr) to make achromatic; to remove colour from

Derived forms of achromatize

  • achromatization or achromatisation, noun

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