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decolorize

[dē′kəl·ə‚rīz]
(chemical engineering)
To remove the color from, as from a liquid.
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In the UV/Fe0 system, Fe0 provides electrons to decolorize the dye, and thus more electrons will be produced with more Fe0, leading to a higher decolorization efficiency.
Finding fungal strains that able to efficiently decolorize the diversity of dyes presents in the textile effluents, with wide ranges of pH and salt concentration, is of a great interest (Alcalde et al.
2]-mediated photocatalysis, would decolorize due to degradation of the color-causing compounds and recalcitrant organics.
kingae are Gram-negative bacilli with flat ends in pairs or short chains, though they may resist decolorizing or decolorize unevenly (1, 27, 30) (Table 2).
After the mixture was stirred at room temperature for 15 h, enough sodium sulfite was added to decolorize the solution, and the reaction mixture was filtered through Celite.
Acetone was then used to decolorize the smear for a few seconds after which the smear was washed under clean running tap water.
Recent preliminary work at FPInnovations--Forintek Division (unpublished) showed that UV light could partially decolorize blue stain and also induce the typical aged pine color that helps mask residual blue stain.
Both carbohydrate and protein content was stimulated over control in presence of all the dyes suggesting that textile dyes might have induced protein synthesis in order to decolorize the textile dye (Table II).
has received a patent for a coating composition comprised of a hardenable film-former and an effective amount of a reducing agent having a redox potential sufficient to decolorize an iodine or iodophor stain on the film-former.
Today, professional whitening techniques go to work on the tooth structure itself, using peroxide to oxidize and decolorize gray and yellow tooth pigments.