Definition of Decolours
1. decolour [v] - See also: decolour
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Literary usage of Decolours
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microtomist's Vade-mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy by Arthur Bolles Lee (1913)
"... as it decolours resting nuclei more rapidly than those in division. Some colours are much more sensitive to the action of clove oil than others; ..."
2. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry (1831)
"Bromic acid first reddens litmus paper, and then decolours it. It has scarcely any smell; its taste is acid, but by no means caustic. ..."
3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1905)
"From another point of view, based on the observation that light acting on red cotton-seed oil decolours it," Raikow puts forward the opinion that, ..."
4. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1831)
"... washing upon a filter with a very small quantity of cold water decolours them. They are very soluble in water, and are immediately decomposed by heat. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Chemistry by Andrew Ure (1828)
"... solutions it is thrown down by acids in small flocks. The alkaline solutions are of a deep red colour. Chlorine decolours the alcoholic solution of ..."