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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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Dark brown to black, with yellowish apical margins of tergites mostly narrower than width of fore tibia; lateral margins of all tergites dusted whitish to yellowish forming a stripe along each abdominal side; hairs on abdomen sparse, weak and silky whitish.
Fundus examination showed large, whitish, elevated mass lesions with vascular in the inferonasal quadrant of the retina [Figure 1]b and on the disk, with retinal seedings of whitish, nodular lesions [Figure 1]c.
6a-b), whitish translucent, shaded gray on a small basal mark, with a single ventral lamella.
Iatrogenic calcinosis cuffs is easy to diagnose when a massive extravasation of calcium infusion is followed by tender, swollen whitish papuloplaques with surrounding erythema and skin necrosis.
Frons similarly evenly convex, distinctly rugose punctuate; ivory to whitish ochraceous with narrow basal band plus large apical blotch reddish.
Ice fish have whitish blood, and also a large heart and blood vessels, to aid in oxygen transfer.
Head: Orange to orange-brown, silver pruinose, whitish setose.
Head: Area between eyes and ocelli whitish suffused with gray.
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy revealed a vegetative whitish membranous material in the medial segment of right middle lobe.
Young ascocarps are generally cup-shaped, with a whitish, fuzzy bloom on the underside.
3): coxae and trochanters whitish shaded with black; femora whitish with dark marks on dorsal and subapical regions; tibiae yellowish, shaded with subapical dark band, and a small, basal dark mark; tarsi whitish, except fourth segment blackish.
The proventricular mucosal surface was covered with a gelatinous, whitish material, where a large number of nematode parasites identified as Dispharynx nasuta were present.