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a. The act of discoloring.
b. The condition of being discolored.
2. A discolored spot, smudge, or area; a stain.
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dis•col•or•a•tion(dɪsˌkʌl əˈreɪ ʃən)
1. the act or fact of discoloring or the state of being discolored.
2. a discolored marking or area; stain.
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|Noun||1.||discoloration - a soiled or discolored appearance; "the wine left a dark stain"|
scorch - a discoloration caused by heat
bloodstain - a discoloration caused by blood
mud stain - a stain produced by mud
oil stain - a stain produced by oil
tarnish - discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
|2.||discoloration - the act of changing the natural color of something by making it duller or dingier or unnatural or faded|
change of color - an act that changes the light that something reflects
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noun stain, mark, spot, patch, blot, blemish, blotch, splotch She has a discoloration just below the lip.
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discolorationn decoloración f
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