III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; light; specific light

Whiteness.

[Antonyms: blackness.]

[Nouns] whiteness; argent. albification, etiolation; lactescence.

snow, paper, chalk, milk, lily, ivory, alabaster; albata, eburin, German silver, white metal, barium sulphate, titanium oxide, blanc fixe, ceruse, pearl white; white lead, carbonate of lead.

[Verbs] be white.

render white; whiten, bleach, blanch, etiolate, whitewash, silver.

[Adjectives] white; milk-white, snow-white; snowy; niveous, candid, chalky; hoar, hoary; silvery; argent, argentine; canescent, cretaceous, lactescent.

whitish, creamy, pearly, fair, blond; blanched; high in tone, light.

white as a sheet, white as driven snow, white as a lily, white as silver; like ivory.

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