White

Pronunciation of White  

English Meaning

  1. The achromatic color of maximum lightness; the color of objects that reflect nearly all light of all visible wavelengths; the complement or antagonist of black, the other extreme of the neutral gray series. Although typically a response to maximum stimulation of the retina, the perception of white appears always to depend on contrast.
  2. The white or nearly white part, as:
  3. The albumen of an egg.
  4. The white part of an eyeball.
  5. A blank unprinted area, as of an advertisement.
  6. One that is white or nearly white, as:
  7. White trousers or a white outfit of a special nature: tennis whites.
  8. The white dress uniform of the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard.
  9. A white wine.
  10. A white pigment.
  11. A white breed, species, or variety of animal.
  12. A member of a racial group of people having light skin coloration, especially one of European origin. See Usage Note at black.
  13. Products of a white color, such as flour, salt, and sugar. Often used in the plural.
  14. Games The white or light-colored pieces, as in chess.
  15. Games The player using these pieces.
  16. The outermost ring of an archery target.
  17. A hit in this ring.
  18. Pathology Leukorrhea.
  19. A politically ultraconservative or reactionary person.
  20. Being of the color white; devoid of hue, as new snow.
  21. Approaching the color white, as:
  22. Weakly colored; almost colorless; pale: white wine.
  23. Pale gray; silvery and lustrous: white hair.
  24. Bloodless; blanched.
  25. Light or whitish in color or having light or whitish parts. Used with animal and plant names.
  26. Of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration, especially one of European origin: voting patterns within the white population.
  27. Not written or printed on; blank.
  28. Unsullied; pure.
  29. Habited in white: white nuns.
  30. Accompanied by or mantled with snow: a white Christmas.
  31. Incandescent: white flames.
  32. Intensely heated; impassioned: white with fury.
  33. Ultraconservative or reactionary.
  34. With milk added. Used of tea or coffee.
  35. Printing To create or leave blank spaces in (printed or illustrated matter). Often used with out.
  36. Archaic To whiten; whitewash.
  37. Archaic To blanch.

   

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