blueing

Definitions of blueing
  1. noun
    a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
    synonyms: bluing
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    type of:
    chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
    (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
  2. noun
    used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
    synonyms: blue, bluing
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    type of:
    dye, dyestuff
    a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
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