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white



white
blanc


Définitions

anglais > français
white
     1. adj. Blanc (de la couleur blanche).
     2. n. Blanc (couleur).
     3. n. Blanc, blanche (personne dont la peau est claire).
anglais > anglais
white
     1. adj. Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
           Write in black ink on white paper.
     2. adj. (sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to Caucasians, people of European descent with light-coloured skin.
     3. adj. (chiefly historical) Designated for use by Caucasians.
           white drinking fountain;  white hospital
     4. adj. Relatively light or pale in colour.
           white wine;  white grapes
     5. adj. Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc.
     6. adj. (of a person, or skin) Lacking coloration (tan) from ultraviolet light; not tanned.
     7. adj. (of coffee or tea) Containing cream, milk, or creamer.
     8. adj. (board games, chess) The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.
           The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.
     9. adj. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.
     10. adj. Honourable, fair; decent.
     11. adj. Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary.
     12. adj. (archaic) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable.
     13. adj. (obsolete) Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling.
     14. adj. (politics) Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements.
     15. adj. (of tea) Made from immature leaves and shoots.
     16. adj. (typography) Not containing characters; see white space.
     17. adj. (typography) Said of a symbol or character outline, not solid, not filled with color. Compare black.
           Compare two Unicode symbols: , ☞ = "WHITE RIGHT POINTING INDEX"; , ☛ = BLACK RIGHT POINTING INDEX
     18. adj. Characterised by the presence of snow.
           a white Christmas or white Easter
     19. n. The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
     20. n. A person of European descent with light-coloured skin.
     21. n. The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).
     22. n. (anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.
     23. n. Any butterfly of the Pieris genus.
     24. n. (sports) The cue ball in cue games.
     25. n. White wine.
     26. n. (slang) Cocaine
     27. n. (archery) The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot.
     28. n. The snow- or ice-covered "green" in snow golf.
     29. n. A white pigment.
           Venice white
     30. n. Anything that is of the color white.
     31. n. The enclosed part of a letter of the alphabet, especially when handwritten.
     32. v. To make white; to whiten; to bleach.
français > anglais
blanc
     1. adj. white color
           Ce lait est blanc. - This milk is white.
     2. adj. blank, unused
     3. adj. (figurative, one's look) blank, without expression
     4. n. white (color)
     5. n. silence while in a dialog.
     6. n. empty space, on a leaf of paper or in a form.
           Inscrivez votre nom dans le blanc en bas de la page. - Write your name in the blank at the bottom of the page.
     7. n. (informal) white wine.
           Le poisson se mange avec du blanc. - fish is eaten with white wine.
     8. n. white person, person with a white complexion.
     9. n. white, egg white
     10. n. white meat
     11. n. correction fluid, whiteout, Tippex

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

You said it'd be white
You're white as a sheet. 
He is also wearing white leather shoes. 
No racism, I care no less for black nor white
Three metres away a crowd watched the sad scene through the hospital's white fence. 


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