Explicație white în Dicționarul Englez Englez

white

(wīt )

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(usually in the plural) trousers
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(board games) the lighter pieces
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the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
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a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
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a member of the Caucasoid race
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United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
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United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
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United States architect (1853-1906)
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United States political journalist (1915-1986)
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Australian writer (1912-1990)
verb
turn white
"This detergent will whiten your laundry"

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

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

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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"

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ash-colored or 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
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(of hair) having lost its color
"the white hairs of old age"

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dressed (or especially habited) in white
"white nuns"

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(of coffee) having cream or milk added
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of a surface
not written or printed on
"blank pages"
"fill in the blank spaces"
"a clean page"
"wide white margins"

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benevolent
without malicious intent
"white magic"
"a white lie"
"that''s white of you"

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

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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"

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

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




Antonime:
(adjectiv) achromatic
(substantiv) blackness, black
(verb) blacken



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) achromatic
(substantiv) Caucasian, flannel, gabardine, tweed
(adjectiv) ashen, blank, bloodless, clean, lily-white, livid, snowy, white-hot
(verb) whiten