White Meaning and Definition


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White meaning

Word: White

How to pronounce: waɪt

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Of the color of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of most wavelengths of visible light; the opposite of black.

Example sentences: "A sheet of white paper"

2. Belonging to or denoting a human group having light-colored skin (chiefly used of peoples of European extraction)Relating to white people.

Example sentences: "A white farming community"

3. Counterrevolutionary or reactionary.

Noun

Definitions:

1. White color or pigment.

Example sentences: "Garnet-red flowers flecked with white"

2. The visible pale part of the eyeball around the iris.

Example sentences: "Viral conjunctivitis can spread to the cornea, the white of the eye."

3. The outer part (white when cooked) which surrounds the yolk of an egg; the albumen.

Example sentences: "Cook the eggs long enough to solidify the whites, but the yolks remain somewhat runny."

4. A member of a light-skinned people, especially one of European extraction.

Example sentences: "Wisdom teeth problems are more common among European whites."

5. A white or cream butterfly that has dark veins or spots on the wings. It can be a serious crop pest.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Paint or turn (something) white.


Synonyms:

pale

gray

blank

clean

fair

innocent

white guard

whitey

white man

albino

albumen

snowwhite

caucasian

pure

bloodless

livid

uncolored

colorless


Antonyms:

nonwhite


Derivations:

whit

whiting

whiteboard

whitish

whiten

whiteness

whitening

whitened


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White in Other Languages...

Spanish: Blanco

German: Weiß

French: Blanc

Italian: Bianco

Turkish: Beyazlık


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