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decolorize

[dē′kəl·ə‚rīz]
(chemical engineering)
To remove the color from, as from a liquid.
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Their Washed Raw Sugar has not been decolorized using bone char, but it is only produced at its Hawaii plant and not available for widespread distribution, especially in large quantities.
Many aloe beverages on the market today are made with decolorized aloe, in which charcoal filtration removes biochemical components such as aloin, a suspected carcinogen and one of the anthraquinones thought to give the plant its laxative properties.
In our case, the system input in the form of stochastic events will be decolorized.
Violacein was biotransformed or decolorized by basidiomycetes and bacteria (Bromberg and Duran 2001).
The smear was then decolorized with 1 per cent acid alcohol, washed well and air-dried.
Textile dyes like Orange 3R and Yellow GR were better decolorized by Anabaena sp.
For example, an improperly decolorized gram-stain examination of a blood smear or lymph node aspirate may result in the interpretation of Y.
They can also be decolorized with strong reducing agents leaving clear color-free linen.