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[dee-kuhl-uh-rahyz] /diˈkʌl əˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), decolorized, decolorizing.
Also, especially British, decolorise.
Origin of decolorize
1830-40; de- + colorize
Related forms
decolorization, noun
decolorizer, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • decolorization of gelatine sols may be effected by any substance with a large specific surface (see p. 201).

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  • Further, decolorization by adsorption probably also involves the removal of the last traces of emulsified grease.

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  • Most usually the decolorization and filtration processes are also conducted with such an acid sol.

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  • As the liquors extracted are weaker, the extraction is more complete and the decolorization more easily effected.

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