discolor

  • 1discolor — (del lat. «discŏlor, ōris»; ant.) adj. De varios *colores. * * * discolor. (Del lat. discŏlor, ōris). adj. desus. De varios colores …

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  • 2Discolor — Dis*col or, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discolored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discoloring}.] [OE. descolouren, OF. descolorer, F. d[ e]colorer, fr. L. dis + cololare, coloratum, to color, color color. See {Color}.] [Written also {discolour}.] 1. To alter the… …

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  • 3discolor — (Del lat. discŏlor, ōris). adj. desus. De varios colores …

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  • 4discolor — [dis kul′ər] vt., vi. [ME discolouren < OFr descolourer < ML discolorare < L discolor, of another color: see DIS & COLOR] to change in color as by fading, streaking, or staining …

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  • 5Discŏlor — (lat.), bunt, ungleich gefärbt; Discoloriren, ver , entfärben; Discoloration, Ver , Entfärbung, Verschießen der Farben …

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  • 6Discolor — Discolor, lat., bunt; Discoloration, Verfärbung; discoloriren, verfärben …

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  • 7discolor — index stain, tarnish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8discolor — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. descolorer, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + colorer to color, from L. colorare (see COLORATION (Cf. coloration)) …

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  • 9discolor — (Amer.) dis·col·or || dɪs kÊŒlÉ™ v. change the color of, stain; fade, (also discolour) …

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  • 10discolor — [v] fading, dirtying of hue besmear, besmirch, blot, defile, mar, mark, rust, smear, soil, stain, streak, sully, tar, tarnish, tinge; concepts 250,469 Ant. brighten, color …

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  • 11discolor — verb Etymology: Middle English discolouren, from Anglo French desculurer, from Late Latin discolorari, from Latin discolor of another color, from dis + color color Date: 14th century transitive verb to alter or change the hue or color of… …

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  • 12discolor — /dis kul euhr/, v.t. 1. to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain. v.i. 2. to change color; become faded or stained. [1350 1400; ME discolouren < OF descolorer < LL discolorari to change color, deriv. of L discolor of another color. See DIS&#8230; …

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  • 13discolor — verb To change or lose color. Washing light laundry with dark may cause your clothes to discolor …

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  • 14discolor — verb smoke will discolor the fabric Syn: stain, mark, soil, dirty, streak, smear, spot, tarnish, sully, spoil, mar, blemish; blacken, char; fade, bleach …

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  • 15discolor — dis•col•or [[t]dɪsˈkʌl ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to change or spoil the color of; fade or stain 2) to change color; become faded or stained • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME &LT; OF descolorer &LT; LL discolorārī to change color, der. of L discolor of another&#8230; …

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  • 16discolor — См. discolour …

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  • 17Discolor — Обесцвечивать; выцветать; Изменять цвет; подкрашивать …

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  • 18discolor — Synonyms and related words: achromatize, attaint, bedaub, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, blacken, blanch, blaze, blaze a trail, bleach, blemish, blot, blotch, blur, brand, chalk, chalk up, check, check off, cicatrize, dapple, dappled,&#8230; …

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  • 19discolor — dis|co|lor Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 20discolor — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. stain; fade. See deterioration, colorlessness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. stain, streak, rust, tarnish; see color 1 , dirty , fade . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. stain, bleach, fade, spot, wash,&#8230; …

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