tarnish

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tarnish englannista suomeksi

  1. tummua

  2. tummuneisuus

  1. Substantiivi

  2. hapettuma, tummentuma

  3. Verbi

  4. hapettua, tummua

  5. liata, tahria

tarnish englanniksi

  1. Oxidation or discoloration, especially of a decorative metal exposed to air.

  2. 1918, Hannah Teresa Rowley, Mrs. Helen Louise (Wales) Farrell, ''Principles of Chemistry Applied to the Household''

  3. Precipitated calcium carbonate, a very fine powdery form, is used as a basis for many tooth powders and pastes. As whiting it finds a wide use in cleaning metals of their tarnishes.
  4. To oxidize or discolor due to oxidation.

  5. (ux)

  6. To compromise, damage, soil, or sully.

  7. (quote-journal)|passage=There are normally anti-embarrassment clauses in such arrangements and, from a corporate social responsibility point of view, the upside of standing by a tarnished individual is often outweighed by the downside.

  8. To lose its lustre or attraction; to become dull.

  9. (RQ:Dryden Absalom)