Discoloration vs Fading - What's the difference?

discoloration | fading |


As nouns the difference between discoloration and fading

is that discoloration is the act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance while fading is the act of something that fades; gradual diminishment.

As a verb fading is

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discoloration

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Alternative forms

* discolouration

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.
  • A discolored spot; a stain.
  • fading

    English

    Verb

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  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-10-19, volume=409, issue=8858, magazine=(The Economist), author=Banyan
  • , title= The meaning of Sachin , passage=With fading eyesight and reactions, the runs have dried up. That Mr Tendulkar has nonetheless kept his place in the national [cricket] side is a more dismal exemplum: of the impunity enjoyed by all India‚Äôs rich and powerful.}}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of something that fades; gradual diminishment.
  • * 1854 , (Herman Melville), (Israel Potter)
  • (obsolete) An Irish dance; also, the burden of a song.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • Fading is a fine jig.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • delicate burthens of dildos and fadings
    (Webster 1913)