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Blanched - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Blanched' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Blanched [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Blanch

Meaning of 'Blanched' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . blanched [ s]
Meaning (1):
- anemic looking from illness or emotion
Example in sentence:
  • a face livid with shock;
  • a face turned ashen;
  • a face white with rage;
  • lips white with terror;
  • lips...livid with the hue of death;
  • the invalid's blanched cheeks;
  • tried to speak with bloodless lips
Meaning (2):
- (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light
Example in sentence:
  • etiolated celery