White

  • 1 White — (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith. szveisti, to make …

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  • 2 white — [hwīt, wīt] adj. whiter, whitest [ME hwit < OE, akin to Ger weiss, ON hvitr, MDu wit < IE * kweid , to gleam, bright, white > WHEAT, OSlav švěšta, a light, candle] 1. having the color of pure snow or milk; of the color of radiated,… …

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  • 3 White — White, n. [1913 Webster] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Finely attired …

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  • 4 White- — (бело ), a prefix used by Bolsheviks to designate their real and alleged enemies of all sorts, by analogy with the White Army.*White Guardist ( белогвардеец ): a member of the White Guard . The members of the White movement never applied the term …

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  • 5 White — White, José Blanco White, Patrick * * * (as used in expressions) Bourke White, Margaret Mary White White Horse, valle de White Mountains White Sands National Monument White, E(lwyn) B(rooks) White, James (Springer) y Ellen (Gould) White, John …

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  • 6 WHITE (D.) — Dick WHITE 1906 1993 Figure légendaire des services de contre espionnage britanniques certains affirment que le romancier Ian Fleming s’en serait inspiré pour créer le personnage de James Bond , sir Dick White naît en Angleterre, dans le Kent, le …

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  • 7 white — O.E. hwit, from P.Gmc. *khwitaz (Cf. O.S., O.Fris. hwit, O.N. hvitr, Du. wit, O.H.G. hwiz, Ger. weiß, Goth. hveits), from PIE *kwintos/*kwindos bright (Cf. Skt. svetah white; O.C.S. sviteti to shin …

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  • 8 White — bezeichnet: einen Familiennamen, siehe White (Familienname) White Airways, eine portugiesische Charterfluggesellschaft White Hand Gang, irische Bande in Brooklyn von etwa 1900–1925 White Motor Company, US Hersteller von LKW, Automobilen,… …

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  • 9 WHITE (P.) — WHITE PATRICK (1912 1990) Prix Nobel de littérature en 1973, Patrick White est sans doute l’écrivain australien le plus connu. Issu d’une famille «patricienne» (son père était grand propriétaire terrien), il appartient à cette classe sociale qui… …

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  • 10 white — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the colour of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of all visible rays of light. 2) very pale. 3) relating to a human group having light coloured skin, especially of European ancestry. 4) morally or spiritually pure. 5)… …

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  • 11 WHITE (L. A.) — WHITE LESLIE ALVIN (1900 1975) Le plus remarquable représentant de l’école néo évolutionniste américaine. L’anthropologue Leslie A. White suivit d’abord un itinéraire intellectuel complexe qui lui donna une formation largement encyclopédique;… …

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  • 12 White —   [waɪt],    1) Andrew Dickson, amerikanischer Historiker und Politiker, * Homer (N. Y.) 7. 11. 1832, ✝ Ithaca (N. Y.) 4. 11. 1918; 1857 63 Professor für Geschichte in Ann Arbor (Michigan). Als Senator des Staates New York (1864 67) betrieb er… …

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  • 13 White's — is a London gentlemen s club, established at 4 Chesterfield Street in 1693 by Italian immigrant Francesco Bianco (AKA Francis White ). Originally it was established to sell hot chocolate, a rare and expensive commodity at the time (and the source …

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  • 14 White Ox — rolling tobacco, like Winfield, Drum, or Champion is a product catering for the roll your own market. White Ox is often regarded as a poor tasting product but is referred to as gold by seasoned smokers. White Ox in Prison White Ox has a higher… …

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  • 15 White — hace referencia a: Jack White, un músico estadounidense. Patrick White, un escritor australiano, premio Nobel de Literatura en 1973. Hayden White, un filosofo estadounidense. Guillermo White, un ingeniero argentino. Ingeniero White, localidad… …

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  • 16 WHITE (E. G.) — WHITE ELLEN GOULD (1827 1915) Par ses «inspirations» et son activité, Ellen Gould Harmon, qui épousa le prédicateur James White (1821 1881), donna une impulsion décisive au mouvement des Adventistes du septième jour. Née dans le Massachusetts,… …

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  • 17 White — White, GA U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 693 Housing Units (2000): 274 Land area (2000): 0.906110 sq. miles (2.346814 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.906110 sq. miles (2.346814 sq. km) …

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  • 18 White — White, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whiting}.] [AS. hw[=i]tan.] To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach. [1913 Webster] Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of . . . uncleanness …

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  • 19 white — For a time it was thought appropriate to spell white with a capital initial when it was used as a racial term with reference to light skinned people, but the normal preference now is for a small initial. Unlike black, white in this sense does not …

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  • 20 White B&B — (Фоджиа,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Eolo 2, 71121 Фоджиа, Италия …

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