Definisi 'tarnish'

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noun
1 discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 The quality or state of being tarnished; stain; soil; blemish. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
3 make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically Terjemahkan
Example:
The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
source: wordnet30

4 To soil, or change the appearance of, especially by an alternation induced by the air, or by dust, or the like; to diminish, dull, or destroy the luster of; to sully; as, to tarnish a metal; to tarnish gilding; to tarnish the purity of color. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

5 To lose luster; to become dull; as, gilding will tarnish in a foul air. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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