Definitions for "Blanching"
Partially cook vegetables, by dropping them in boiling water for a few minutes or by pouring boiling water on them. They usually become crisp and bright in color.
When referring to the garden, blanching is the process of withholding light from the whole or a portion of a plant in order to prevent the development of chlorophyll. This can be done by mounding soil or mulch around the plant or by using boards, paper, or even the plant's own leaves. Techniques vary according to species. Vegetables commonly blanched include: asparagus, cauliflower, and celery.
Whitening of the epidermis, resulting from over-treatment with high frequency energy.
A term applied to lacquer when they become partially opaque, cloudy or transparent upon application or drying. Fast-evaporating solvents may cool the film enough to cause water condensation, precipitating solid materials.
Milky areas in paint or varnish; a scattering of light from granulation in aged films. Blanching Examples
Keywords:  white, take, color
To take the color out of, and make white.