White is the color of milk and fresh snow. It is the color produced by the reflection, transmission or emission of all wavelengths of visible light, without absorption.

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  1. The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
  2. A Caucasian person.
  3. The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).
  4. The sclera, white of the eye.
  5. Any butterfly of the Pieris genus.
  6. The cue ball in cue games.
  7. White wine.
  8. Street name for cocaine.
  9. The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot.
  10. A white pigment.
    Venice white


  1. To make white; to whiten; to bleach.
    Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of uncleanness. — Matthew xxiii. 27.
    So as no fuller on earth can white them. — Mark ix. 3.


  1. Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
    Write in black ink on white paper.
  2. Of Caucasian race.
  3. Designated for use by Caucasians.
    white drinking fountain; white hospital
  4. Relatively light or pale in colour.
    white wine; white grapes
  5. Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc.
  6. Containing cream, milk or creamer.
  7. The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.
    The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.
  8. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.
  9. Honourable, fair; decent.
  10. Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light.
  11. Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary.
  12. Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable.
  13. Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling.
  14. Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements.

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