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Blanch

v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Blanched ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Blanching.]
1.To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach; as, to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair.
2.(Gardening) To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together.
3.(Confectionery & Cookery) To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding; as, to blanch almonds.
4.To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining.).
5.To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin.
6.Fig.: To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to palliate.
Blanch over the blackest and most absurd things.
- Tillotson.
v. i.1.To grow or become white; as, his cheek blanched with fear; the rose blanches in the sun.
[Bones] blanching on the grass.
- Tennyson.
v. t.1.To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed.
I suppose you will not blanch Paris in your way.
- Reliq. Wot.
2.To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer.
v. i.1.To use evasion.
Books will speak plain, when counselors blanch.
- Bacon.
n.1.(Mining) Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals.
Verb1.blanch - turn pale, as if in fear
Synonyms: blench, pale
2.blanch - cook (vegetables) briefly; "Parboil the beans before freezing them"
Synonyms: parboil
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blameworthiness
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Blanc
blanc fixe
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Blanch firmes
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Blanchimeter
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