the white of an egg ; albumen
A non-white person is a member of a race of people who are not of European origin .
Something that is off-white is not pure white, but slightly grey or yellow.
the viscous fluid that surrounds the yolk of a bird's egg, esp a hen's egg; albumen
→ another name for catworm
any songbird of the family Zosteropidae of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, having a greenish plumage with a white ring around each eye
the arctic fox in winter, when its fur is white
any of various Australian eucalyptus trees with whitish bark
a computer hacker who is hired by an organization to undertake nonmalicious hacking work in order to discover computer-security flaws
If something is white-hot, it is extremely hot .
inflammation and thrombosis of the femoral vein following childbirth, characterized by painful swelling of the leg
If you refer to an untrue statement as a white lie, you mean that it is made to avoid hurting someone's feelings or to avoid trouble, and not for an evil purpose .
a large oak tree, Quercus alba, of E North America, having pale bark, leaves with rounded lobes, and heavy light-coloured wood
to lose or lack daylight visibility owing to snow or fog
a white variety of the brown rat ( Rattus norvegicus ), used extensively in scientific research
an almost landlocked inlet of the Barents Sea on the coast of NW Russia . Area: 90 000 sq km (34 700 sq miles)
a white bow tie worn as part of a man's formal evening dress
to deprive slowly of resources
any of various shades of grayish or yellowish white
a pigment made from flakes of white lead
A flat white is a cup of strong coffee with hot milk poured on top, similar to a → latte but smaller and less milky .
a white wine sold unnamed by a restaurant, at a lower price than wines specified on the wine list
a large white butterfly, Pieris brassicae, with scanty black markings, the larvae of which feed on brassica leaves
a poisonous pigment used in painting, consisting of white lead and characterized chiefly by a fugitive white color, covering power, and tough, flexible film-forming properties
of a pure white
You can use milk white to describe things that are a milky white colour .
of a cream or whitish colour similar to the colour of milk
a poverty-stricken and underprivileged White person, esp in the southern US and South Africa
a small white butterfly, Artogeia rapae, with scanty black markings, the larvae of which feed on brassica leaves
Something that is snow-white is of a bright white colour .
an all-clear signal, directive, etc., indicating that the danger of air raid no longer exists
→ grass carp
an area of land for which no specific planning proposal has been adopted
a silvery, striped, North American, freshwater food and game bass ( Morone chrysops ) of the same family (Percichthyidae) as striped bass
a white carnivorous bear, Thalarctos maritimus, of coastal regions of the North Pole
any of several birch trees with white bark, such as the silver birch of Europe and the paper birch of North America
an official government publication in some countries
bread that is white in colour through having been made from bleached or bolted flour
a similar cyprinid, Blicca bjoerkna
a cake that is pale in color because its batter contains the whites of eggs but no yolks
a coniferous tree, Chamaecyparis thyoides, of swampy regions in North America, having scalelike leaves and boxlike cones : family Cupressaceae
water, esp when flowing and providing a potential source of usable power
a white coat worn over everyday clothes by a doctor in a hospital or a scientist
one of a large class of small faint stars of enormous density (on average 10 8 kg/m 3 ) with diameters only about 1 per cent that of the sun, and masses less than the Chandrasekhar limit (about 1.4 solar masses). It is thought to mark the final stage in the evolution of a sun-like star
having a bloodless or pale face, as from pain, emotion, etc
(in the British fishing industry) any edible marine fish or invertebrate in which the main reserves of fat are in the liver, excluding herring, trout, sprat, mackerel, salmon, and shellfish
a white flag or a piece of white cloth hoisted to signify surrender or request a truce