Definitions of blanch
a. - To take the color out of, and make white; to bleach; as, to blanch linen; age has blanched his hair. 2
a. - To bleach by excluding the light, as the stalks or leaves of plants, by earthing them up or tying them together. 2
a. - To make white by removing the skin of, as by scalding; as, to blanch almonds. 2
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. 2
a. - To give a white luster to (silver, before stamping, in the process of coining.). 2
a. - To cover (sheet iron) with a coating of tin. 2
a. - Fig.: To whiten; to give a favorable appearance to; to whitewash; to palliate. 2
v. i. - To grow or become white; as, his cheek blanched with fear; the rose blanches in the sun. 2
v. t. - To avoid, as from fear; to evade; to leave unnoticed. 2
v. t. - To cause to turn aside or back; as, to blanch a deer. 2
v. i. - To use evasion. 2
n. - Ore, not in masses, but mixed with other minerals. 2
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