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bluing


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Blue  \Blue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bluing}.] 
  To  make  blue;  to  dye  of  a  blue  color;  to  make  blue  by 
  heating,  as  metals,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bluing  \Blu"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  rendering  blue;  as  the  bluing  of  steel. 
  --Tomlinson. 
 
  2.  Something  to  give  a  bluish  tint,  as  indigo,  or 
  preparations  used  by  washerwomen. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bluing 
  n  1:  used  to  whiten  laundry  or  hair  or  give  it  a  bluish  tinge 
  [syn:  {blueing},  {blue}] 
  2:  a  process  that  makes  something  blue  (or  bluish)  [syn:  {blueing}] 




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