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white

1. having no hue due to the reflection of all or almost all incident light
2. (of light, such as sunlight) consisting of all the colours of the spectrum or produced by certain mixtures of three additive primary colours, such as red, green, and blue
3. comparatively white or whitish-grey in colour or having parts of this colour
4. (of an animal) having pale-coloured or white skin, fur, or feathers
5. bloodless or pale, as from pain, emotion, etc.
6. colourless or transparent
7. counterrevolutionary, very conservative, or royalist
8. (of wine) made from pale grapes or from black grapes separated from their skins
9. Physics having or characterized by a continuous distribution of energy, wavelength, or frequency
10. a white colour
11. the condition or quality of being white; whiteness
12. the white or lightly coloured part or area of something
13. the viscous fluid that surrounds the yolk of a bird's egg, esp a hen's egg; albumen
14. Anatomy the white part (sclera) of the eyeball
15. any of various butterflies of the family Pieridae
16. Chess draughts
a. a white or light-coloured piece or square
b. the player playing with such pieces
17. anything that has or is characterized by a white colour, such as a white paint or pigment, a white cloth, a white ball in billiards
18. Archery
a. the outer ring of the target, having the lowest score
b. a shot or arrow hitting this ring
19. Poetic fairness of complexion
20. in the white (of wood or furniture) left unpainted or unvarnished

White

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1. Gilbert. 1720--93, English clergyman and naturalist, noted for his Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne (1789)
2. Jimmy. born 1962, British snooker player
3. Marco Pierre. born 1961, British chef and restaurateur
4. Patrick (Victor Martindale). 1912--90, Australian novelist: his works include Voss (1957), The Eye of the Storm (1973), and A Fringe of Leaves (1976): Nobel prize for literature 1973
5. T(erence) H(anbury). 1906--64, British novelist: author of the Arthurian sequence The Once and Future King (1939--58)
6. Willard (Wentworth) . born 1946, British operatic bass, born in Jamaica

White

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1. a member of the Caucasoid race
2. a person of European ancestry
3. denoting or relating to a White or Whites

What does it mean when you dream about the color white?

In Western culture, white is commonly used to represent cleanliness, purity, and dignity; in Eastern traditions white is associated with mourning and death.

white

symbol of virginity; in American flag, purity. [Color Symbolism: Leach, 242]
See: Purity
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To represent the period, base tablecloths of black, kick-pleated Dupioni silk will be topped with antique white diamond-patterned silk runner overlays bordered with black velvet and beaded trim.
She sells a complete range of white furniture, and antique white Swedish furniture including clocks.
The windows feature large 4 3/4" jambs, 1" insulated low-E glass, true divided lights, historic panning, a custom two-tone smoke, antique white color, and circle tops in some instances.
The collection includes five settings: Fairfield features a bleached pine finish; Prescott has an auburn cherry finish; Coastal has an antique white finish and cottage styling; Carlsbad features casual Mission design with an auburn cherry finish; and Norfolk has 18th-century detailing with a cherry finish.
In the shadow of a graceful, floodlit church near downtown's Plaza Italia, the Internet faithful crowd onto the polished concrete floor that was once the terrace of a colonial home, now enclosed in glass and hung with antique white curtains.
Throughout the residence intricately carved, antique white crown moldings pair with ornate pillars and meticulously detailed window trimmings to further convey the enchanting theme.
The chairs measure 35 inches tall, have a slatted seat, a two horizontal slat back and were sold in antique white, lagoon blue and Poinciana (red).
The antique white gown featured a silk satin ruched bodice, a sweetheart neckline, a silk organza, textured flounced skirt, and an open back with tulle detailing connected by a jeweled cluster at the center.
uk, from PS535 DINING TABLE Louis French antique white round dining table, Crown French Furniture, www.
It is available in white or antique white and retails from PS458 including VAT, www.
He concluded, "In addition, the company's marketplace also offers an range of paints, stains and dyes in colors such as white mist, antique white, warm cherry, spiced walnut, salem pecan, maple, mahogany, light oak, honey maple, danish teak, American walnut and other colors.