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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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During the forecast period, modern trade outlets will be observed as largest sales channel for white wine in the global market.
So, put simply, both Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc are light fruity white wines that tend to be on the dryer side with citrus notes, while Chardonnay is said to be heavier with more buttery notes.
The nutritional content of white wine, aside from its antioxidant properties, includes phosphorus, potassium, and fluoride.
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One of the key findings of our study is a significant association between white wine consumption and lower body weight gain in rats relative to water-only-drinking animals.
The colour of the white wine samples was measured with a colourimeter (HunterLab, model MiniScan XE Plus, Reston, VA, USA) after calibration with white and black glass standards.
Ingredients Serves 4 1 shallot 1 garlic, crushed 4 rashers streaky pancetta, cut into small pieces 30ml white wine 120g fresh pea 150ml fish stock or veg stock 80ml double cream 3 baby gem lettuce, finely shredded 4 8oz supreme cod fillets Traditional Italian Tiramisu Method Heat the caster sugar in a pan with the water, boiling until you make a syrup.
In contrast, fasting blood sugar levels dropped in the white wine drinkers--but not the red wine drinkers--compared to those who got water.
Add the tomato puree, white wine vinegar and sugar and cook for another 2 minutes.
For white wine enthusiasts, Wine Down Wednesday (WDW) offers a premium selection, including Spain's 2007 Serra Da Estrela Abarino, an aromatic lemon white wine tasting of apricot and pear, and, for sports fans, a 2005 Wayne Gretzky Estates No.
And, in fact, a few winemakers in the Old World turn some of their Pinot Noir grapes into still white wine. But West Coast vintners are tampering with their recipes with gusto, and bringing on a whole new kind of wine.