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Translation of "white" - English-Spanish dictionary

white

adjective /wait/
of the colour/color of the paper on which these words are printed blanco The bride wore a white dress. having light-coloured/-colored skin, through being of European etc descent blanco the first white man to explore Africa. abnormally pale, because of fear, illness etc blanco He went white with shock. with milk in it con leche A white coffee, please. whiten verb to make or become white or whiter blanquear, enblanquecer She used a little bleach to whiten the sheets. whiteness noun blancura the whiteness of her teeth. whitening noun a substance used to make certain things (eg tennis shoes) white again. blanco (de España) whitish adjective fairly white; close to white blanquecino, blancuzco a whitish colour whiteboard noun a white plastic board, especially in a classroom, which you write on with a special pen containing ink that can be wiped off pizarra blanca The teacher wrote the essay title on the whiteboard. white-collar adjective (of workers, jobs etc ) not manual; (working) in an office etc. de oficina white elephant noun a useless, unwanted possession elefante blanco, maula Some people fear that the new airport will end up being a white elephant. white horse noun (usually in plural) a wave that has a crest of white foam. cabrilla white-hot adjective (of metals) so hot that they have turned white candente, incandescente a white-hot poker. white lie noun a not very serious lie mentira piadosa I’d rather tell my mother a white lie than tell her the truth and upset her. white light noun (physics) light that appears to be colourless/colorless, such as ordinary daylight, and which contains all the wavelengths of the visible spectrum at roughly equal intensities. luz blanca whitewash noun a mixture of usually lime and water, used for whitening walls. cal whitewashed adjective encalado
(Definition of white from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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