• Link Centre - Search Engine and Internet Directory

Dictionary definition for: Blanched

1. (s) ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion; "a face turned ashen" "the invalid''s blanched cheeks" "tried to speak with bloodless lips" "a face livid with shock" "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley; "lips white with terror

2. (s) (especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; "etiolated celery"

WordNet 2.1 Copyright Princeton University. All rights reserved.