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Acetone vs. Bleach

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Acetonenoun

(organic compound) A colourless, volatile, flammable liquid ketone, (CH3)2CO, used as a solvent.

Bleachadjective

(archaic) Pale; bleak.

Acetonenoun

A volatile liquid consisting of three parts of carbon, six of hydrogen, and one of oxygen; pyroacetic spirit, - obtained by the distillation of certain acetates, or by the destructive distillation of citric acid, starch, sugar, or gum, with quicklime.

Bleachverb

(transitive) To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc.) or lighten (hair).

Acetonenoun

the simplest ketone; a highly inflammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics

Bleachverb

(intransitive) To be whitened or lightened (by the sun, for example).

Acetone

Acetone, or propanone, is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CO. It is the simplest and smallest ketone. It is a colourless, highly volatile and flammable liquid with a characteristic pungent odour.

Bleachverb

to lose color due to stress-induced expulsion of symbiotic unicellular algae.

‘Once coral bleaching begins, corals tend to continue to bleach even if the stressor is removed.’;

Bleachverb

To make meaningless; to divest of meaning; to make empty.

‘semantically bleached words that have become illocutionary particles’;

Bleachnoun

(uncountable) A chemical, such as sodium hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide, or a preparation of such a chemical, used for disinfecting or whitening.

Bleachnoun

(countable) A variety of bleach.

Bleachnoun

An act of bleaching; exposure to the sun.

Bleachnoun

A disease of the skin.

Bleachverb

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.’; ‘Immortal liberty, whose look sublimeHath bleached the tyrant's cheek in every varying clime.’;

Bleachverb

To grow white or lose color; to whiten.

Bleachnoun

the whiteness that results from removing the color from something;

‘a complete bleach usually requires several applications’;

Bleachnoun

an agent that makes things white or colorless

Bleachnoun

the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)

Bleachverb

remove color from;

‘The sun bleached the red shirt’;

Bleachverb

make whiter or lighter;

‘bleach the laundry’;

Bleach

Bleach is the generic name for any chemical product that is used industrially and domestically to remove color from a fabric or fiber or to clean or to remove stains in a process called bleaching. It often refers, specifically, to a dilute solution of sodium hypochlorite, also called .

‘liquid bleach’;

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