Meaning tarnish
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1713, from tarnish (v.).
Source: etymonline.com

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Relationships Related Term:  bronzing silver mirroring n. ~ 1. A discoloration or dullness on metal, especially the result of silver oxidation. - 2. Photography · A discoloration of photographic ima [..]
Source: www2.archivists.org

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to lower the value of something.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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Discoloration of the surface of a metal due to dirt or corrosion.
Source: propertiesofmatter.si.edu

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Surface discoloration on a metal, usually from a thin film of oxide or sulfide.
Source: metalmart.com

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Surface discoloration of a metal surface caused by a thin film of corrosion product.
Source: rustoleum.com

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To dull the luster of a mineral by exposure to air or dirt. Tarnish is a form of corrosion.
Source: amnh.org

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Property in certain minerals that cause them to discolor when placed in certain environments. A famous example is Silver, which develops a yellowish-black coating on its surface when exposed to hydrog [..]
Source: greatmining.com

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Tarnish is the undesirable dulling or discoloration of metals due to the effects of humidity, temperature, and other atmospheric conditions.
Source: jtv.com

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A thin, sometimes iridescent film of chemically altered material on the surface of a mineral that usually forms through the combination of a metal with oxygen or sulfur. Example: The blue, iridescent [..]
Source: celestialearthminerals.com

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Tarnish is a dull discolouring of a surface be it on metal or stone either by chemical reaction, oxidation or by grime or patina. Tarnishing happens naturally and can be equally welcome and unwelcome. [..]
Source: xamou-art.com

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lang=en 1800s=1818 * '''1818''' — . ''''. *: Elizabeth also wept and was unhappy, but hers also was the misery of innocence, which, like a cloud that passes over the fair moon, for a while hides [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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mid-15c. (transitive), from present participle stem of Middle French ternir "dull the luster or brightness of, make dim" (15c.), probably from Old French terne (adj.) "dull, dark," [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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Property in certain minerals that cause them to discolor when placed in certain environments. The best example is Silver, which develops a yellowish-black coating on its surface when exposed to hydrog [..]
Source: minerals.net

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discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; "The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air&amp [..]
Source: google-dictionary.so8848.com

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v. To lessen or destroy the luster of in any way.
Source: easypacelearning.com

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A term used to describe the discoloration of a material caused by exposure to a corrosive environment.
Source: southwire.com

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(v) make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically(n) discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation
Source: beedictionary.com

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