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Synonyms for etiolate

to lose normal coloration; turn pale

Synonyms for etiolate

make weak by stunting the growth or development of

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bleach and alter the natural development of (a green plant) by excluding sunlight

make pale or sickly

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(especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light

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3-The use of NAA in the etiolating stage presented negative effect to the multiplication stage.
4-The use of GA3 in the etiolating stage promoted the highest multiplication rates in the subsequence stage.
It also carries another Bush stamp: In a feature familiar to those who have followed the etiolating of Bush's No Child Left Behind education act, the Head Start bill creates a new mandate--that half of Head Start teachers must have bachelor's degrees by 2008--without providing any new money for it.
ETIOLATING LIGHT turns Chile into a nation of wraiths in Post Mortem, Pablo Larrain's baleful allegory set at the time of the US-backed coup that deposed Salvador Allende in 1973.