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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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And then I came back with my second spray tan and I was still the whitest girl on the stage.
And most important, do I want to spend eternity buried in the blackest land among the whitest people?
2], a naturally occurring oxide of titanium, is one of the whitest materials on earth, with a higher refractive index than diamonds.
This substitution, however, does not etch the silver, so the image does not have as rich tones in whitest whites, though most casual observers will not detect the difference.
If your hazy memories of playing basketball are those dismal PE lessons at school, in which one competent kid in the whitest sneakers who thought he was the epitome of cool ran the game while everyone else just messed about and tried to be the quickest to get fouled out, this bears very little relation to that.
Esperance is noted for its coastline and has been voted Australia's best beaches, Australia's whitest sand and Western Australia's most popular beach.
Today is the whitest in the history of Lebanon, as rights returned to their owners without tampering with the rights of the others.
You can have the whitest teeth in the world, but if they aren't straight then you just won't achieve the same effect.
1,00 0 Times more popular The Whitest Boy Alive would have been if that wasn't its band name
The 26 minute entry titled 'Britain's Whitest Family', explored how albinism affects the day-today lives of people afflicted with the skin disorder.
ex 'm te dr no th bwctt AFTER When I want to get back up to my whitest again, it'll cost about pounds 30 for top-up bleaching gel to use in my trays.