blackwash definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To bring from concealment; disclose.
  • noun:
    • (brand-new Zealand) a whitewash triumph for almost any New Zealand national sporting staff (also called a blackout)
    • (cricket) a whitewash victory when it comes to West Indies cricket team
    • A lotion made by combining calomel and limewater.
    • community promotions and advertising funded because of the coal business to draw attention from environmentally unsustainable techniques or to justify exclusion from carbon fees.
    • A lotion created by blending calomel and lime-water.
    • A wash that blackens, in the place of whitewash; therefore, figuratively, calumny.
    • A lotion consists of calomel and lime-water.
    • Any clean that blackens.
    • In molding, a clay clean to which powdered charcoal is added. See blacking, 3.
    • an attack designed to ruin someone's reputation
    • a mixture of calomel and limewater which is used on syphilitic sores
    • a wash that colors a surface black
  • verb:
    • identical to defame.
    • to color with blackwash.
    • shade with blackwash
    • bring (information) off concealment

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