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bleach US English

Whiten by exposure to sunlight or by a chemical process

bleach US Thesaurus

the blinds had been bleached by the sun

Irish bleach US English

Linen which has been bleached in Ireland, reputed to have a particularly bright, white finish; (also) the process by which such linen is bleached, in which the cloth is subjected to a cycle of boiling in lye, followed by grassing.

chlorine bleach US English

Any of various types of bleach in which the active component is a chlorine compound (typically sodium hypochlorite, calcium hypochlorite, or sodium chlorite).