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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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Asking if they would like to see the group grow Whitely said, "Yes, we want to grow, but we want to be selective in growing this group.
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Miskin Manor lost a couple of quick wickets but Whitely (33no) and Ben Edwards (23no) stopped the rot and steered them to an eight-wicket win.
Studies have identified several factors influencing objective career success, which can be categorized into human capital, demographic, interpersonal processes, and organizational (Whitely, Dougherty & Dreher, 1991; Whitely & Coetsier, 1993).
Whitely, a former teacher and member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly who campaigns for children with behavioral problems to be treated in ways other than with medication, believes that had he been a child in this era, he would have been diagnosed with ADHD.
Albert Whitely, also known as Robert, often opened Rebecca's Sports Bar in Erdington town centre beyond its midnight closing time leading on several occasions to drink-fuelled violence, licensing bosses heard.
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Invented by The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota's bartender and mixologist, Peter Whitely (also behind the Ritz's famous chocolate martini), the Green Flash even has its own nightly sunset ceremony at the sweethearts Beach Club.
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For students, professional archaeologists, and resource managers, Whitely introduces methods of rock art research including fieldwork (which is treated as only one component of research), classification, dating, the scientific method and analysis, and symbolic and ethnographic interpretation.