Definitions for discolordɪsˈkʌl ər

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  1. discolor(verb)

    lose color or turn colorless

    "The painting discolored"

  2. discolor(verb)

    cause to lose or change color

    "The detergent discolored my shirts"

  3. discolor, discolour, colour, color(verb)

    change color, often in an undesired manner

    "The shirts discolored"

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  1. discolor(Verb)

    To change or lose color.

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  1. Discolor(verb)

    to alter the natural hue or color of; to change to a different color; to stain; to tinge; as, a drop of wine will discolor water; silver is discolored by sea water

  2. Discolor(verb)

    to alter the true complexion or appearance of; to put a false hue upon

  3. Origin: [OE. descolouren, OF. descolorer, F. dcolorer, fr. L. dis- + cololare, coloratum, to color, color color. See Color.]

Translations for discolor

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  • verfärbenGerman
  • decolorar, decolorarseSpanish
  • värjätä, värjäytyä, värjääntyäFinnish
  • 変色Japanese
  • обесцве́чивать, вы́цвести, обесцве́чиваться, выцвета́ть, обесцве́титься, обесцве́титьRussian

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