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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bleach /ˈbliʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bleach, v. i. To grow white or lose color; to whiten.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bleach v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bleached p. pr. & vb. n. Bleaching.]  To make white, or whiter; to remove the color, or stains, from; to blanch; to whiten.
    The destruction of the coloring matters attached to the bodies to be bleached is effected either by the action of the air and light, of chlorine, or of sulphurous acid.   --Ure.
 Immortal liberty, whose look sublime
 Hath bleached the tyrant's cheek in every varying clime.   --Smollett.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the whiteness that results from removing the color from
           something; "a complete bleach usually requires several
      2: an agent that makes things white or colorless [syn: bleaching
         agent, blanching agent, whitener]
      3: the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it
         to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
      v 1: remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt" [syn: bleach
           out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize,
            decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise,
      2: make whiter or lighter; "bleach the laundry"