White in a sentence

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Definition of White

  • Reflecting to the eye all the rays of the spectrum combined; not tinted with any of the proper colors or their mixtures; having the color of pure snow; snowy; -- the opposite of black or dark; as, white paper; a white skin.
  • Destitute of color, as in the cheeks, or of the tinge of blood color; pale; pallid; as, white with fear.
  • Having the color of purity; free from spot or blemish, or from guilt or pollution; innocent; pure.
  • Gray, as from age; having silvery hair; hoary.
  • Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favorable.
  • Regarded with especial favor; favorite; darling.
  • The color of pure snow; one of the natural colors of bodies, yet not strictly a color, but a composition of all colors; the opposite of black; whiteness. See the Note under Color n., 1.
  • Something having the color of snow; something white, or nearly so; as, the white of the eye.
  • Specifically, the central part of the butt in archery, which was formerly painted white; the center of a mark at which a missile is shot.
  • A person with a white skin; a member of the white, or Caucasian, races of men.
  • A white pigment; as, Venice white.
  • Any one of numerous species of butterflies belonging to Pieris, and allied genera in which the color is usually white. See Cabbage butterfly, under Cabbage.
  • To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach.
  • (usually in the plural) trousers made of flannel or gabardine or tweed or white cloth
  • (board games) the lighter pieces
  • the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
  • the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water
  • a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri
  • a Caucasian
  • United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)
  • United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)
  • United States architect (1853-1906)
  • United States political journalist (1915-1986)
  • Australian writer (1912-1990)
  • 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)
  • turn white
  • of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
  • being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light

How to use white in a sentence. White pronunciation.

David received this letter as he was mounting a huge white Syrian donkey to ride to the Mokattam Hills, which rise sharply behind Cairo, burning and lonely and large.
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He had come in a Quaker suit of black broadcloth, with grey steel buttons, and a plain white stock; and he wore his broad-brimmed hat-to the consternation of the British Consul-General and the Europeans present, to the amazement of the Turkish and native officials, who eyed him keenly.
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He sat in the place where Kaid had left him, his face drawn and white, his eyes burning, but with no other "sign of agitation.
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But they declared to all who crowded upon their words that the Inglesi left the Palace with a face frozen white, as though it was he that had met debacle, while Nahoum had been as urbane and cynical as though he had come to the fulness of his power.
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This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
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She shuddered, and grew white.
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There, drawn up, were a thousand mounted men as black as ebony, wearing shining white metal helmets and fine chain-armour and swords and lances like medieval crusaders.
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As the door opened, and Nahoum disappeared leisurely and composedly, David caught a glimpse of a guard of armed Nubians in leopard-skins filed against the white wall of the other room.
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When thou seest white in the East, call it black, for in an instant it will be black.
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The features were finely chiselled, the forehead white and high, the lips sensuous, the eyes fanatical, the look concentrated yet abstracted.
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He had seen her thrown to the king of them all, killed in one swift instant, and dragged about the den by her warm white neck-this slave wife from Albania, his adored Fatima.
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And then the savage struggle for life-with all the gain to the pashas and the beys, and those who ruled over them; while their own wounds grew foul, and, in the torturing noon-day heat of the white waste, Death reached out and dragged them from the drooping lines to die.
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It nestled in the edge of a great plain and was a sufficient number of miles away to look like an assemblage of mere white spots in the shadow of a grim range of mountains overlooking it, whose summits seemed lifted clear out of companionship and consciousness of earthly things.
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The main street consisted of four or five blocks of little white frame stores which were too high to sit down on, but not too high for various other purposes; in fact, hardly high enough.
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We found the state palace of the Governor of Nevada Territory to consist of a white frame one-story house with two small rooms in it and a stanchion supported shed in front-for grandeur-it compelled the respect of the citizen and inspired the Indians with awe.
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But the walls could stand it-at least the partitions could, for they consisted simply of one thickness of white "cotton domestic" stretched from corner to corner of the room.
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To prevent bloodshed I removed up stairs and took up quarters with the untitled plebeians in one of the fourteen white pine cot-bedsteads that stood in two long ranks in the one sole room of which the second story consisted.
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There, the rocks on the bottom are sometimes gray, sometimes white.
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White men charged three or four dollars a "load" for sawing up stove-wood.
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The rock was clean and white, where it was broken, and across it ran a ragged thread of blue.
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Examples of White

Example #1
The cities of the dead Khalifas and Mamelukes separated them from the living city where the fellah toiled, and Arab, Bedouin, Copt strove together to intercept the fruits of his toiling, as it passed in the form of taxes to the Palace of the Prince Pasha; while in the dark corners crouched, waiting, the cormorant usurers-Greeks, Armenians, and Syrians, a hideous salvage corps, who saved the house of a man that they might at last walk off with his shirt and the cloth under which he was carried to his grave.
Example #2
I am thy mother's sister, thy most loving friend.
Example #3
They themselves wore red tarbooshes, as did the Prince; yet all of them knew that the European custom of showing respect was by doffing the hat.
Example #4
He drew himself up with dignity, his face became graver.
Example #5
He was frozen and still.
Example #6
A new factor had also entered into the equation which had been presented to David by Kaid with so flattering an insistence.