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Definitions of blanch
To whiten; bleach; pale. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed. Webster Dictionary DB
To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer. Webster Dictionary DB
To take the color out of and make white; to make white by removing the peel; as, to blanch almonds. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
To use evasion. Webster Dictionary DB
Become white; turn pale. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
cook briefly; as of vegetables; "Parboil the beans before freezing them" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
turn pale, as if in fear Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
To whiten, by taking out the colour; to whiten by exclusion of the light. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
To make white; to take out the colour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals. Webster Dictionary DB
To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach; as, to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair. Webster Dictionary DB
To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together. Webster Dictionary DB
To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding; as, to blanch almonds. Webster Dictionary DB
To whiten, as the surface of meat, by plunging into boiling water and afterwards into cold, so as to harden the surface and retain the juices. Webster Dictionary DB
To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining.). Webster Dictionary DB
To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin. Webster Dictionary DB
Fig.: To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to palliate. Webster Dictionary DB
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