HyperDic: discoloration

English > 2 senses of the word discoloration:
NOUNattributediscoloration, stain, discolourationa soiled or discolored appearance
actdiscoloration, discolourationthe act of changing the natural color / color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded
discoloration > pronunciation
Soundsdihskah.lerey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > discoloration: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA soiled or discolored appearance.
Synonymsstain, discolouration
NarrowerbloodstainA discoloration caused by blood
iron mold, iron mouldA spot caused the staining with rust or ink
mud stainA stain produced by mud
oil stainA stain produced by oil
scorchA discoloration caused by heat
tarnishdiscoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
Broaderappearance, visual aspectoutward or visible aspect of a person or thing
Spanishdecoloración, descoloración, descolorido, mancha
Catalandescoloració, descoloriment
Verbsdiscolorchange color, often in an undesired manner
discolorcause to lose or change color
English > discoloration: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of changing the natural color / color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded.
Synonymdiscolouration
Broaderchange of colorAn act that changes the light that something reflects
Spanishdescoloración
Catalandescoloració
Verbsdiscolorchange color, often in an undesired manner
discolorcause to lose or change color

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