[ US /ˈbɫuɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /blˈuːɪŋ/ ]
  1. used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
  2. a process that makes something blue (or bluish)
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How To Use bluing In A Sentence

  • The bluing is gone; case color on the lever is gone. My Dog's Name Is...
  • As a final touch to the metalwork, all exterior surfaces were detailed and polished by hand, preparatory to burnishing and bluing.
  • All Answers from Sourdough Dave wrote 3 weeks 6 days ago bluing is a controlled oxidation of the steel so the surface has a bluish luster and by already being oxidized prevents that other form of oxidation called rust. What exactly is a blued barrel?
  • However, over the last two decades bluing and case coloring, as well as nickel plating, have improved significantly, resulting in a most attractive revolver.
  • The night light he hated-because he couldn't turn it off-glowed palely in the corner, bluing the room and casting faint shadows. FLIGHT LESSONS
  • Yes | No | Report from tbogg10 wrote 1 week 21 hours ago is browning the same as bluing, just turns the barrel a brownish color rather than blue, i know stupid question but i have never seen a browned barrel, just blued ones. Finally my new gunkit for my senior project came in. its a st louis hawken muzzleloader kit.
  • Someone had mentioned in a previous post that the bluing is actually a spray on coating - not sure about that. Do any of you have any experience with Huglu side by side shotguns? I recently became interested in the CZ Huglu 20 ga.
  • Similarly, when you are retouching worn spots on areas like floor plates, frames or barrels, the color of the original bluing can vary greatly.
  • A couple of wooden benches at the side of the house in the shade held 3 big galvanized iron tubs for washing, rinsing and bluing the clothes, and a tin dish for the starch.
  • The conversation of the hostess and her guests turned upon details of the kitchen and the laundry; upon the best mode of raising bread, whether with "emptins" (emptyings, yeast) or baking powder; about "bluing" and starching and crimping, and similar matters. Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works
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