white

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Definizione monolingua white


white


Noun

white (plural whites)


  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. (anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.
  5. A common name for the Pieris genus of butterflies.
  6. (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The cue ball in cue games.
  7. (countable and uncountable) White wine.
  8. (slang) Street name for cocaine.
Adjective

white (comparative whiter, superlative whitest)


  1. Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
  2. Of Caucasian race.
  3. (of coffee) Containing cream, milk, or creamer.
  4. (board games, chess) 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.
  5. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XIII:
      at the fourthe day aftir evynsonge he com to a whyght abbay; and there was he resceyved with grete reverence [...].
  6. (slang, often humorous, sometimes offensive) exhibiting traits popularly associated with Caucasian culture, especially European high culture, as opposed to African-American culture.
  7. (of a person or skin) Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light.


Definizione italiano>inglese white

bianco
  Caucasian
  bright and colourless
  color/colour
  Caucasian person
  Chiaro e senza colore; che riflette tutte le freguenze visibili in uguale quantità.
  Bright and colorless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
  Il colore della luce che contiene esattamente la stessa quantità di tutte le lunghezze d'onda visibili.
  The colour of light that contains equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
bianca
  Caucasian
  Caucasian person
albume
  albumen
biancha
biancho
biàncu
candido
canuto
imbiancare
pallido
sclerotica
viango
viànco
viàncu -biànco

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


bianco |bianca |albume |biancha |biancho |biàncu |candido |canuto |imbiancare |pallido |sclerotica |viango |viànco |viàncu -biànco |


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