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achromatize

[ ey-kroh-muh-tahyz ]
/ e瑟藞kro蕣 m蓹藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), a路chro路ma路tized, a路chro路ma路tiz路ing.
to make achromatic; deprive or free of color.
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Also especially British, a路chro路ma路tise .

Origin of achromatize

First recorded in 1835鈥45; achromat(ic) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM achromatize

a路chro路ma路ti路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for achromatize

achromatize

achromatise

/ (蓹藞kr蓹蕣m蓹ta瑟z) /

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

Derived forms of achromatize

achromatization or achromatisation, noun
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