unwhitened

whiten

[hwahyt-n, wahyt-n]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to make or become white.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English whitenen; see white, -en1

unwhitened, adjective


Whiten, blanch, bleach mean to make or become white. To whiten implies giving a white color or appearance by putting a substance of some kind on the outside: to whiten shoes. To blanch implies taking away natural or original color throughout: to blanch celery by growing it in the dark. To bleach implies making white by placing in (sun) light or by using chemicals: to bleach linen, hair.


blacken.
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whiten (ˈwaɪtən)
 
vb
to make or become white or whiter; bleach
 
'whitening
 
n

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