Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light. (adjective)
Of Caucasian race. (adjective)
Designated for use by Caucasians. (adjective)
Relatively light or pale in colour. (adjective)
Containing cream, milk, or creamer. (adjective)
The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour. (adjective)
Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian. (adjective)
Honourable, fair; decent. (adjective)
Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light. (adjective)
The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths. (noun)
A Caucasian person. (noun)
The albumen of bird eggs (egg white). (noun)
The sclera, white of the eye. (noun)
Any butterfly of the Pieris genus. (noun)
The cue ball in cue games. (noun)
White wine. (noun)
Street name for cocaine. (noun)
To make white; to whiten; to bleach. (verb)
Examples of word white
When people squint and say, Scott, you are a white guy, I peel off a shoe and sock and show them what my untanned skin looks like; "Oh, *white* guy."
If the term ˜white™ stands for its suppositum, it refers to a thing that is white or to ˜that which is white™, but if it stands for the quality or form, it refers to the whiteness inhering in that which is white, rather than to the thing in which it inheres.
Hence white horse, the extension of ˜white horse™, is not the same as (identical to) horse, the extension of ˜horse™.
A denominative term such as ˜white™ signifies by imposition a substance that is white, but it signifies by representation the whiteness inhering in the substance.
His most famous line, A white horse is not a horse, deals with the important distinction between horse, white, and white horse.