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Change of color   /tʃeɪndʒ əv kˈələr/   Listen
Change of color

An act that changes the light that something reflects.

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"Change of color" Quotes from Famous Books

... seen that sphagnum, and the wood of our forest trees are very similar in composition, though not identical. Further, it is seen from analyses 1 and 5, that in the first stages of the conversion of sphagnum into peat—which are marked by a change of color, but in which the form of the sphagnum is to a considerable extent preserved—but little alteration occurs in ultimate composition; about one per cent. of carbon being gained, and one of hydrogen lost. We notice in running down the columns that as the peat becomes heavier and darker in ...
— Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel • Samuel William Johnson

Words linked to "Change of color" :   darkening, blackening, discoloration, coloring, colouring, change of state, lightening, discolouration, whitening

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