whitening

whitening
noun Date: 1601 1. the act or process of making or becoming white 2. something that is used to make white ; whiting

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  • Whitening — Whiten Whit en, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Whitened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whitening}.] [OE. whitenen; cf. Icel. hv[=i]tna.] To grow white; to turn or become white or whiter; as, the hair whitens with age; the sea whitens with foam; the trees in spring… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Whitening stone — Whitening Whit en*ing, n. 1. The act or process of making or becoming white. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is used to render white; whiting. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Whitening stone}, a sharpening and polishing stone used by cutlers; also, a finishing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whitening strips — are plastic coated strips with active ingredients which can bleach the color of the enamel in teeth …   Wikipedia

  • Whitening transformation — The whitening transformation is a decorrelation method that converts the covariance matrix S of a set of samples into the identity matrix I. This effectively creates new random variables that are uncorrelated and have the same variances as the… …   Wikipedia

  • whitening — /hwuyt n ing, wuyt /, n. 1. a preparation for making something white; whiting. 2. the act or process of making or turning white. [1595 1605; WHITEN + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

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