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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
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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.

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white

symbol of virginity; in American flag, purity. [Color Symbolism: Leach, 242]
See: Purity
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The Whitest Flower traces the dramatic and heartbreaking story of Ellen O'Malley and her family as she struggles to live through the great famine.
Siesta Beach has won various awards such as "the whitest and finest sand in the world" in 1987 by <em>The Great International Beach Challenge</em> and "The Best Sand Beach in America in 2004 by <em>The Travel Channel.</em>
I tested out the Cosmetic Dental Clinic total whitening procedure which is for the patient who wants the whitest possible smile.
At a recent conference, Treasury official Neil Murphy described Newcastle as "hideously white" and assistant chief executive Paul Rubinstein described Tyne & Wear as one of the whitest parts of the North.
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They joined colleagues around the country to raise pounds 36,000 for the children's charity by dressing in their whitest whites.
Fr Eugene O'Hagan added: "He was the whitest man I have ever seen.
At the same conference the city council's assistant chief executive, Paul Rubinstein, described the Tyne & Wear area as one of the whitest in the North and said research showed antagonism towards immigration was stronger in the North East than in any other part of the UK.
Mr Rubinstein said: "There is a real issue for our city region ( which is the whitest, with the possible exception of the Tees Valley, among the Northern Way city regions ( to see immigration as positive, and something which will drive the city forward.
"I don't think Mikael is fit for Birmingham which is a shame, we'd love to welcome back the whitest man in history," wrote Terry.