Noun(1) discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
Verb(1) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
(1) Silver can be oxidized to give the effect of tarnish , and this coloration was popular in Europe and North America during the 19th century, when it was also produced by using sulphurs.(2) The salt lifts the grime and the lemon juice cuts through the tarnish .(3) They physically scratch off dirt, stains and tarnish via friction as you rub the surface.(4) Platinum is a relatively inactive metal that does not corrode or tarnish in air.(5) With considerable fanfare, but without any captains of industry, the president enacted a crackdown intended to take some of the tarnish off the blue chips.(6) Store metal jewellery in resealable plastic or jewellery bags with silica-gel sachets to prevent tarnish .(7) Will the tarnish of this film ever wipe off his movie career?(8) A few minutes later the tarnish on the sword is gone and the markings both written and accidental reflect white into his eyes from the sun gleaming through the top of the window.(9) As your article points out, any tarnish of Bangalore's image is not just a blemish on the city, but also a loss of opportunity for our nation at large.(10) Remove tarnish on silver items by adding some baking soda and a small piece of aluminum foil to boiling water.(11) To him there remains plenty of time for the Spurs to get it right, to cleanse the tarnish of an uneven regular season.(12) My test car didn't, and if Alfa's new German management succeeds in its aim, the lingering tarnish of unreliability will finally be erased from the glamorous serpent-and-cross badge.(13) "They already have to remove the tarnish this incident has left on them," she says.(14) The metal is quickly corroded by sulphur compounds in vegetables and egg yolks, forming a black tarnish of silver sulphide.(15) he was removing tarnish from the candlesticks(16) Remove tarnish with a commercial pewter polish or a paste made of rotten-stone and boiled linseed oil or olive oil.
(1) tarnish :: ontluistering
1. discoloration ::
2. smear ::
3. discolor ::
4. sully ::
5. maculate ::
Different Formstarnish, tarnished, tarnishes, tarnishing
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