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Adjective
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whiter, comparative; whitest, superlative;
  1. Of the color of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of most wavelengths of visible light; the opposite of black
    • - a sheet of white paper
  2. Approaching such a color; very pale
    • - her face was white with fear
  3. Morally or spiritually pure; innocent and untainted
    • - he is as pure and white as the driven snow
  4. (of a plant) Having white flowers or pale-colored fruit

  5. (of a tree) Having light-colored bark

  6. (of wine) Made from white grapes, or dark grapes with the skins removed, and having a yellowish color

  7. (of coffee or tea) Served with milk or cream

  8. (of glass) Transparent; colorless

  9. (of bread) Made from a light-colored, sifted, or bleached flour

  10. Belonging to or denoting a human group having light-colored skin (chiefly used of peoples of European extraction)
    • - a white farming community
  11. Of or relating to such people
    • - white Australian culture
  12. Counter-revolutionary or reactionary

Verb
  1. Paint or turn (something) white
    • - your passion hath whited your face
Noun
  1. White color or pigment
    • - garnet-red flowers flecked with white
    • - the woodwork was an immaculate white
  2. White clothes or material
    • - he was dressed from head to foot in white
  3. White clothes, esp. as worn for playing tennis, or as naval uniform, or in the context of washing
    • - wash whites separately
  4. White wine

  5. The player of the white pieces in chess or checkers

  6. The white pieces in chess

  7. A white thing, in particular the white ball (the cue ball) in billiards

  8. The outer part (white when cooked) that surrounds the yolk of an egg; the albumen

  9. White bread
    • - tuna on white
  10. The visible pale part of the eyeball around the iris

  11. A member of a light-skinned people, esp. one of European extraction

  12. A white or cream butterfly that has dark veins or spots on the wings. It can be a serious crop pest


  1. a member of the Caucasoid race
  2. being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light; "as white as fresh snow"; "a bride's white dress"
  3. whiten: turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry"
  4. the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
  5. of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population"
  6. United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921)
  7. White is a color, the perception which is evoked by light that stimulates all three types of color sensitive cone cells in the human eye in nearly equal amounts and with high brightness compared to the surroundings. A white visual stimulation will be void of hue and grayness.
  8. White Airways is a charter airline based in Lisbon, Portugal. It operates long-haul services to tourist destinations. Its headquarters are located in Oeiras.
  9. White Motor Company (1900-1980) was an American automobile and truck manufacturer. The company also produced bicycles, roller skates, automatic lathes, and sewing machines. Before World War II, the company was based in Cleveland, Ohio.
  10. White is a progressive rock band formed by Alan White in 2005.
  11. White was a series of documentaries shown in March 2008 on BBC 2 dealing with issues of race and the changing nature of the white working class in Britain. ...
  12. In chess, the player who moves first is referred to as "White" and the player who moves second is referred to as "Black." Similarly, the pieces that each conducts are called, respectively, "the white pieces" and "the black pieces. ...
  13. A surname, derived from the common noun white
  14. The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths; A Caucasian person; The albumen of bird eggs (egg white); The sclera, white of the eye; A common name for the Pieris genus of butterflies; The cue ball in cue games; White wine; Street ...
  15. (whiteness) The state of being white
  16. (Whiteness) The paper is perceived to be white due to high brightness, elevated diffusion and minimum perception of shades.
  17. (Whiteness) the measure of light reflected from a sheet of paper. How white a paper is depends on how evenly it reflects all colors in the visible spectrum. ...
  18. (Whiteness) A description of both the total ammount and purity of white light reflected from a surface. Often expressed as CIE Lab, where figures are given for total refectance, red-green, and blue-yellow hue.
  19. (Whiteness) A quality of freshly felled, lightly-coloured timber, that is important to retain.
  20. (Whiteness) Da 7:9 See also Ps 51:7; Isa 1:18; Mt 17:2 pp Mk 9:3; Mt 28:3; Mk 16:5; Jn 20:12; Rev 1:14
  21. (Whiteness) Pure racial ideology.
  22. Ideal whiteness is whiteness obtained from a total spectrophotometric reflectance curve. L of the CIE color value system, is the magnitude upwards on the black (0%) to white (100%) scale.
  23. Whiteness of pulp and paper is generally indicated by its brightness.
  24. (White’s) One of the famous early chocolate houses in London, established in the late seventeenth century.  These establishments were gathering places, similar to coffeehouses.  Many supporters and members of the Whig party, writers, and gamblers frequented White’s. ...
  25. (The whites) flour albis, leucorrhea.