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discoloration


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discoloration  \Dis*col`or*a"tion\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  decoloration.] 
  1.  The  act  of  discoloring,  or  the  state  of  being  discolored; 
  alteration  of  hue  or  appearance.  --Darwin. 
 
  2.  A  discolored  spot;  a  stain.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discoloration 
  n  1:  a  soiled  or  discolored  appearance;  "the  wine  left  a  dark 
  stain"  [syn:  {stain},  {discolouration}] 
  2:  the  act  of  discoloring  something  [syn:  {discolouration}] 




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