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Blanch (IPA: /ˈbɫæntʃ/)


Blanch (a.)

To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach; as, to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair.

Blanch (a.)

To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together.

Blanch (a.)

To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding; as, to blanch almonds.

Blanch (a.)

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.

Blanch (a.)

To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining.).

Blanch (a.)

To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin.

Blanch (a.)

Fig.: To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to palliate.

Blanch (v. i.)

To grow or become white; as, his cheek blanched with fear; the rose blanches in the sun.

Blanch (v. t.)

To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed.

Blanch (v. t.)

To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer.

Blanch (v. i.)

To use evasion.

Blanch (n.)

Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals.

Blanch ()

A mode of tenure by the payment of a small duty in white rent (silver) or otherwise.

Blanch

Symptom

Blanch

Unincorporated community in Caswell County, North Carolina

Blanch

Family name

Blanch

Parish of Wynyard County, New South Wales, Australia

Blanch Synonyms

Blench, Pale

Blanch Synonyms

Parboil

Blanch Rhymes

Blanch, Blanche, Branch, Branche, Lancz, Ranch, Stanch, Tranche




Blanch (Last Name / Surname)

Blanch is the #16,012 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 1,813 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Blanch in Spanish is Blanquear


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