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Overview of noun white

The noun white has 12 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) White, White person, Caucasian

(a member of the Caucasoid race)

2. (6) white, whiteness

(the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black))

3. White, Edward White, Edward D. White, Edward Douglas White Jr.

(United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921))

4. White, Patrick White, Patrick Victor Martindale White

(Australian writer (1912-1990))

5. White, T. H. White, Theodore Harold White

(United States political journalist (1915-1986))

6. White, Stanford White

(United States architect (1853-1906))

7. White, E. B. White, Elwyn Brooks White

(United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985))

8. White, Andrew D. White, Andrew Dickson White

(United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918))

9. White, White River

(a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri)

10. egg white, white, albumen, ovalbumin

(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")

11. white

((board games) the lighter pieces)

12. flannel, gabardine, tweed, white

((usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth)


Overview of verb white

The verb white has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. whiten, white

(turn white; "This detergent will whiten your laundry")


Overview of adj white

The adj white has 12 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (61) white

(being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light; "as white as fresh snow"; "a bride's white dress")

2. (15) white

(of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration; "voting patterns within the white population")

3. white

(free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied; "in shining white armor")

4. white, snowy

(marked by the presence of snow; "a white Christmas"; "the white hills of a northern winter")

5. white, lily-white

(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")

6. white, white-hot

(glowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire")

7. white

(benevolent; without malicious intent; "that's white of you")

8. blank, clean, white

((of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins")

9. white

((of coffee) having cream or milk added)

10. white, whitened

((of hair) having lost its color; "the white hairs of old age")

11. ashen, blanched, bloodless, livid, white

(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")

12. white

(of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets; "white nights")

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