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leuco base

[loo-koh] /ˈlu koʊ/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a noncolored or slightly colored compound that is produced by reducing a dye and is readily oxidized to regenerate the dye.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; independent use of leuco-
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leuco base

/ˈluːkəʊ/
noun
1.
a colourless compound formed by reducing a dye so that the original dye can be regenerated by oxidation
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