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3 definitions found
 for Bluing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blue \Blue\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blued; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bluing.]
     To make blue; to dye of a blue color; to make blue by
     heating, as metals, etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bluing \Blu"ing\, n.
     1. The act of rendering blue; as, the bluing of steel.
        --Tomlinson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Something, as indigo or other preparations, used to give a
        bluish tint, especially to white clothing when being
        washed.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bluing
      n 1: used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge
           [syn: bluing, blueing, blue]
      2: a process that makes something blue (or bluish) [syn:
         bluing, blueing]

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