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white
hwaɪt
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Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun, (动) verb
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(形) As an adjective
  1. Of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration.
  2. Of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets.
    • Being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light.
    • Anemic looking from illness or emotion.
    • (of hair) having lost its color.
    • (of coffee) having cream or milk added.
      • (of a surface) not written or printed on.
      • Benevolent; without malicious intent.
        • Glowing white with heat.
        • Restricted to whites only.
        • Marked by the presence of snow.
        • Free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied.
          (名) As a noun
          1. Trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth.
          2. The lighter pieces.
          3. The quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black).
          4. The white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water.
          5. A tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri.
          6. A member of the Caucasoid race.
          7. United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918).
          8. United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985).
          9. United States architect (1853-1906).
          10. United States political journalist (1915-1986).
          11. Australian writer (1912-1990 ).
          12. United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1910 by President Taft; noted for his work on antitrust legislation (1845-1921).
          (动) As a verb
          1. Turn white.
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