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English definition of “white”

white

noun (COLOUR)    /waɪt/
A2 [U] a colour like that of snow, milk, or bone: In some countries it is traditional for a bride to wear white.Black, white and grey whites [plural] white clothes, either worn for sports or put together to be washed at the same time: There was a group of men in cricket whites in the pub.Sportswear and swimwearCleaning clothes white of the eye the part of the eye that is white: Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes (= until the people are very close to you).The eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes egg white/white of an egg the transparent part of an egg that surrounds the yolk and becomes white when cooked: Whisk four egg whites into stiff peaks.Dairy products and eggs
(Definition of white noun (COLOUR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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