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Synonyms for blueing

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


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a process that makes something blue (or bluish)

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2010, Enhancing seismic data resolution using the prestack blueing technique: An example from the Ketzin CO2 injection site, Germany.
Blueing in Conocybe, Psilocybe, and a Stropharia species and the detection of psilocybin.
I fancied the thick, lacquered, high-gloss finish of the wood, the rich blueing of the metal, and the overall graceful lines.
It teaches how to rework worn edges, dings, scuffs, and scratches with laster welding, TIG welding, brazing, stoning, blueing, and polishing.
However, Jaipur is naturally pink because of widespread use of terracotta, and in Jodhpur the residents got out their paintbrushes voluntarily, whereas the West Bengal state government is spending a reported 800 million rupees ($16 million) on the blueing of Calcutta.
Intrigued by the unexpected nature of the blueing, Carwyn and his wife Susanna set out to recapture the particular flavour they had inadvertently produced so that the taste could be recreated, and found they had another hit on their hands.
The gun has good 100% blueing, and is in excellent shape.
You don't want to start blueing about who said what.
An unflagging fascination drew me to the pasty blueing of her cheeks and forehead: lifeless horror had overcome her features in her last moments.
Most conventional laundry detergents and many of the color dyes used on camouflage clothing manufactured overseas contain so-called blueing, brightening or whitening agents.
According to the Chinese state media, between January and July this year, more than 166,000 of China's estimated 482 million pigs became infected with the disease, which causes a blueing of the ears, as well as a lack of appetite, high fever and respiratory problems.
If you want blue flowers, they need acid conditions, but if you have alkaline soil you can buy blueing powder from garden centres.
It features high-polish blueing on flat surfaces accented by tasteful English scroll engraving and set against gold borders.
It would also have poor flavour, poor blueing and, in extreme cases, be unsafe by failing to inhibit the growth of pathogens," said Nigel White, secretary of the Stilton Cheese Makers Association.