Definition of 'bleach'
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The ocean temperature was above normal in most areas, prompting mass bleaching of many coral reefs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They will need limitless energy - though bleached blond hair is optional. The Sun (2017)Only eDNA isn’t bleached white. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The bleach was also used to clean up the flat itself. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Great for nourishing thinning locks that have been damaged by too much sun or bleaching. The Sun (2014)They have been bleached of their colour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You should also check whether you are affected by chemicals in treatments such as bleaching agents. The Sun (2010)It seems the bleach for her hair could be affecting her musical taste as well. The Sun (2008)Going from brunette to platinum blonde requires strong bleach. The Sun (2011)It is commonly used as bleach and can be harmful. The Sun (2016)This is a great mountain stuck out in the middle of nowhere and bleached white by the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Barrier Reef suffered the worst coral bleaching on record. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Test a hidden area first to ensure you don't bleach the colour or damage the pile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Black or green is the original, white has been bleached. Food Watch (1994)So on a family holiday in France she hit the bleach and went blonde again. The Sun (2012)An otherworldly beach made entirely of twisted, bleached white coral pieces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But other artists chose to paint architectural and desert scenes in which the direct light of the sun bleached out almost all colour. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Each petal is flushed white, as if the colour is bleaching out of the blooms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A very mild form of bleach used sparingly can add sparkle and also swells the hair a little. Times, Sunday Times (2013)How much bleach and chemicals? Times, Sunday Times (2007)And rather than having bleached his face because he wanted to turn himself white, he did have a genuine skin complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I saw his talking face, bleached to steel by the frosted mirror. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or you could use lemon juice, which is a natural bleaching agent; leave a few minutes before washing off. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On the night I call at his house, his spotty face and bleached hair greet me at the door. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'bleach'
British English: bleach /bliːtʃ/ NOUN
Bleach is a chemical that is used to make cloth white, or to clean things thoroughly.
...a strong smell of bleach.
- American English: bleach
- Arabic: يُبَيِّضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: água sanitária
- Chinese: 漂白粉
- Croatian: bjelilo
- Czech: bělicí prostředek
- Danish: blegemiddel
- Dutch: bleekmiddel
- European Spanish: lejía
- Finnish: valkaisuaine
- French: eau de javel
- German: Bleichmittel
- Greek: ξεθώριασμα
- Italian: candeggina
- Japanese: 漂白剤
- Korean: 표백제
- Norwegian: blekemiddel
- Polish: wybielacz
- European Portuguese: lixívia
- Romanian: înălbitor
- Russian: отбеливатель
- Spanish: blanqueador
- Swedish: blekmedel
- Thai: ฟอก
- Turkish: ağartıcı
- Ukrainian: відбілювач
- Vietnamese: thuốc tẩy
British English: bleach VERB
If you bleach something, you use a chemical to make it white or pale in colour.
These products don't bleach the hair.
Definition of bleach from the Collins English Dictionary
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