bluing

Definitions of bluing
1

n a process that makes something blue (or bluish)

Synonyms:
blueing
Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved

n used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge

Synonyms:
blue, blueing
Type of:
dye, dyestuff
a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair

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