Albescence
Albescence Al*bes"cence, n. The act of becoming white; whitishness. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • albescence — noun The act of becoming white; whitishness …   Wiktionary

  • albescence — albescˈence noun • • • Main Entry: ↑albescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • albescent — albescence, n. /al bes euhnt/, adj. becoming white; whitish. [1825 35; < L albescent (s. of albescens, prp. of albescere), equiv. to alb(us) white + escent ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • albescenţă — ALBESCÉNŢĂ s.f. (Rar) Starea a ceea ce este alb; albiciune. – Din fr. albescence. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.11.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  albescénţă s. f., g. d. art. albescénţei Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ALBESCÉNŢĂ s …   Dicționar Român

  • achromasia — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromatosis, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, blondness, canescence, chalkiness, creaminess, fairness, frostiness, glaucescence, glaucousness, grizzliness, hoariness, lactescence, leukoderma,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • albinism — Synonyms and related words: Christmas disease, Hartnup disease, Werdnig Hoffmann disease, achroma, achromasia, achromatic vision, achromatosis, albescence, albino, albinoism, astigmatism, astigmia, bad eyesight, blindness, blondness, blurred… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • albino — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, albescence, albinal, albinic, albinism, albinistic, albinoism, blondness, canescence, chalkiness, creaminess, fairness, frostiness, glaucescence, glaucousness, grizzliness, hoariness …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fairness — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, advantageousness, agreeability, agreeableness, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, anemia, ashiness, assured probity, auspiciousness, becomingness, beneficialness, benevolence,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lightness — Synonyms and related words: Munsell chroma, achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, agility, airiness, airy texture, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, amiable weakness, anemia, ashiness, attenuation, big deal, blondness, bloodlessness, bounce,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • milkiness — Synonyms and related words: achroma, achromasia, achromatosis, albescence, albinism, albino, albinoism, blondness, canescence, chalkiness, chylifaction, chylification, creaminess, fairness, flow, fluency, fluidity, fluidness, flux, fluxility,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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