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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
References in classic literature ?
Mauki was of a different breed, and escape being impossible while Bunster lived, he was resolved to get the white man.
All other white men had respected his tambos, but not so Bunster.
Their occupants were eager to join the battle, for they thought that their foes were white men and their native porters.
A giant of a white devil had wrested his spear from him as though he, the mighty Kaviri, had been but a new-born babe.
It is not given us to know how some animals know laughter, and know when they are being laughed at; but it was this same way that White Fang knew it.
Twilight drew down and night came on, and White Fang lay by his mother's side.
He ceased, puffed at the pipe, found that it was out, and passed it over to Zilla, who took the sneer at the white man off her lips in order to pucker them about the pipe-stem.
"It is the way of the white man," Ebbits mumbled with an air of resignation.
When spring had come and all outside was green, the bear said one morning to Snow-white: 'Now I must go away, and cannot come back for the whole summer.' 'Where are you going, then, dear bear?' asked Snow- white. 'I must go into the forest and guard my treasures from the wicked dwarfs.
I had just driven the wedge safely in, and everything was going as I wished; but the cursed wedge was too smooth and suddenly sprang out, and the tree closed so quickly that I could not pull out my beautiful white beard; so now it is tight and I cannot get away, and the silly, sleek, milk-faced things laugh!
The White Man called a council of his Kaffir servants.
"Swine!" the white man gritted out through his teeth at the whole breed of Solomon Islanders.