blueing vs bluing what difference

what is difference between blueing and bluing

English

Alternative forms

  • bluing

Verb

blueing

  1. present participle of blue

Noun

blueing (countable and uncountable, plural blueings)

  1. An indigo material used as a laundry aid to counteract yellowing

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • blueing

Etymology

blue +‎ -ing

Verb

bluing

  1. present participle of blue

Noun

bluing (plural bluings)

  1. A substance used in laundry to whiten clothes; blue
  2. Any of several processes to protect steel against rust

Synonyms

  • (laundry substance): laundry blue, dolly blue, washing blue

Further reading

  • Bluing (fabric) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Bluing (steel) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • lubing

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