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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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Whiter than Snow is at The Door, Birmingham Repertory Theatre from Friday until February 24 (Box office: 0121 236 4455).
Each winner to receive 1 x Whiter Than White home teeth whitening kit worth pounds 100.
Whiter teeth have almost become an obsession with many Americans, and retailers are reaping the benefit.
It has a fresh minty taste and promises to make your teeth two shades whiter in three weeks.
It won't make your teeth amazingly whiter, but it's an absolute must for bright smile maintenance, especially if you're partial to curry and red wine.
The council has to be whiter than white, particularly when they expect the general public to follow the rules.
JUST think of the dazzling effect you could have beneath the mistletoe with teeth whiter than an angel's frock.
Consumer demand for whiter teeth is fueling a boom in cosmetic dentistry, increasing consumer interest in aesthetic services as well as raising awareness of the importance of oral health in general.
Dental hygiene therapist Amanda Shannon talked me through the procedure and then carried out a scale and polish which instantly made my teeth appear a lot whiter.
The 49-year-old carer for the homeless, who is about to move to Spain, said: "I let out a screech and went whiter than the pearl itself."
THE organ soloist on pop classic A Whiter Shade Of Pale won a legal victory yesterday when a judge decided he was owed a huge slice of royalties.
Rock star Gary Brooker (left) was left A Whiter Shade Of Pale yesterday after losing a High Court battle over the copyright of his massive worldwide hit of 1967.