Meaning of lightening

lightening




Definitions of lightening
  1. noun

    changing to a lighter color

    synonyms:

    whitening

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    types:

    bleach

    the act of whitening something by bleaching it (exposing it to sunlight or using a chemical bleaching agent)
    etiolation

    (botany) the act of causing a plant to develop without chlorophyll by growing it without exposure to sunlight
    type of:

    change of color

    an act that changes the light that something reflects

  2. noun

    descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity that occurs late in pregnancy; the fetus is said to have dropped

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    type of:

    descent

    a movement downward

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