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white



I - noun
1. the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black) (Freq. 6)
Syn:
whiteness
Ant:
black
Derivationally related forms:
white (for: whiteness)
Hypernyms:
achromatic color, achromatic colour
Hyponyms:
alabaster, bleach, bone, ivory, pearl,
off-white, chalk, frostiness, hoariness
2. the white part of an egg;
the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
- she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs
Syn:
egg white, albumen, ovalbumin
Hypernyms:
ingredient, fixings
Part Holonyms:
egg, eggs
3. (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
Syn:
flannel, gabardine, tweed
Usage Domain:
plural, plural form
Hypernyms:
trouser, pant
4. (board games) the lighter pieces
Ant:
black
Topics:
chess, chess game, checkers, draughts
Hypernyms:
man, piece

II - verb
turn white
- This detergent will whiten your laundry
Syn:
whiten
Ant:
blacken (for: whiten)
Derivationally related forms:
whitener (for: whiten), whitening (for: whiten)
Hypernyms:
discolor, discolour, colour, color
Hyponyms:
bleach
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness;
having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light (Freq. 61)
- as white as fresh snow
- a bride's white dress
Ant:
black
Similar to:
albescent
See Also:
light, light-colored
Derivationally related forms:
whiteness
Attrubites:
value
2. of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration (Freq. 15)
- voting patterns within the white population
Ant:
black
Similar to:
Caucasian, Caucasoid, light-skinned
Derivationally related forms:
White
3. free from moral blemish or impurity;
unsullied
- in shining white armor
Similar to:
pure
Derivationally related forms:
whiteness
4. glowing white with heat
- white flames
- a white-hot center of the fire
Syn:
white-hot
Similar to:
hot
5. benevolent;
without malicious intent
- that's white of you
Similar to:
good
6. (of coffee) having cream or milk added
Similar to:
diluted, dilute
7. (of hair) having lost its color
- the white hairs of old age
Syn:
whitened
Similar to:
colorless, colourless
8. anemic looking from illness or emotion
- a face turned ashen
- the invalid's blanched cheeks
- tried to speak with bloodless lips
- a face livid with shock
- "lips...livid with the hue of death"- Mary W. Shelley
- lips white with terror
- a face white with rage
Syn:
ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid
Similar to:
colorless, colourless
Derivationally related forms:
lividness (for: livid), lividity (for: livid)
9. marked by the presence of snow
- a white Christmas
- the white hills of a northern winter
Syn:
snowy
Similar to:
covered
Derivationally related forms:
snow (for: snowy)
10. restricted to whites only
- under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountains
- a lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization
Syn:
lily-white
Similar to:
segregated, unintegrated
11. (of a surface) not written or printed on
- blank pages
- fill in the blank spaces
- a clean page
- wide white margins
Syn:
blank, clean
Similar to:
empty
Derivationally related forms:
blankness (for: blank)
12. of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets
- white nights
Similar to:
light

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