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Etymology: Middle English, from Old English "hwit"; "akin" to Old High German "hwiz" white and probably to Old Church Slavic svetu light, Sanskrit sveta white, bright
Date: before 12th century

1 a : free from color b : of the color of new snow or milk; specifically : of the color white c : light or pallid in color (white hair) (lips white with fear) d : lustrous pale gray : silvery; also : made of silver
2 a : being a member of a group or race characterized by light pigmentation of the skin b : of, relating to, characteristic of, or consisting of white people or their culture c (from the former stereotypical association of good character with northern European descent) : marked by upright fairness (that's mighty white of you)
3 : free from spot or blemish: as a (1) : free from moral impurity : innocent (2) : marked by the wearing of white by the woman as a symbol of purity (a white wedding) b : unmarked by writing or printing c : not intended to cause harm (a white lie) (white magic) d : favorable, fortunate (one of the white days of his life — Sir Walter Scott)
4 a : wearing or habited in white b : marked by the presence of snow : snowy (a white Christmas)
5 a : heated to the point of whiteness b : notably ardent : passionate (white fury)
6 a : conservative or reactionary in political outlook and action b : instigated or carried out by reactionary forces as a counterrevolutionary measure (a white terror)
7 : of, relating to, or constituting a musical tone quality characterized by a controlled pure sound, a lack of warmth and color, and a lack of resonance
8 : consisting of a wide range of frequencies —used of light, sound, and electromagnetic radiation

amplify white by NuclearSeasons White Staircase by zuckerblau cleaning by arslanalp White by sebbri :thumb138972945:
dream a little dream by JimmyOblues :thumb58222904: White Rose II by signmeupscotty bleach effect by aysegulkara White III by GreenEyedHarpy

WHITE is associated with light, purity, innocence, fresh beginnings & creativity.

:thumb124782106: White by Lestrovoy :thumb104768653: - 86 - by ma-ri-a
White by too-much4you n.s. by munhani snow white by islandtime :thumb122378658: Daisies by Haen9

WHITE world:
:bulletwhite: White is the traditional color worn by brides in the western world, as well as in Japan.
:bulletwhite: White is a color of mourning in China and parts of Africa.
:bulletwhite: It was the custom for the Queens of France to wear deuil blanc or "white mourning"
:bulletwhite: In Chinese culture, colors corresponded with the five primary elements, the directions, and the four seasons. White was associated with metal, west, and autumn.
:bulletwhite: A white flag is universally recognized as a symbol of truce.
:bulletwhite: The Japanese have six distinct terms to define whiteness.
:bulletwhite: The ancient Greeks wore white to bed to ensure pleasant dream.

Cherry blossom by Haen9 White horse ... by Fares4uae - 27 - by ma-ri-a White. by ASilentOne White rose by lissvensson
:thumb125801710: To preserve ... by GregorKerle Feline by OzanVural . Pure as Snow . by Knight-Nighter b u z b e y a z by munhani

:bulletwhite: According to Pantone Inc., white is the best selling color for a classic t-shirt.
:bulletwhite: More shades of white are available commercially than any other color.
:bulletwhite: White clothing typically becomes translucent when wet.
:bulletwhite: The appearance of white in a dream is thought to represent happiness at home. White castles are a symbol of achievement, destiny perfectly fulfilled, and spiritual perfection.

:thumb128247106: White powder_honey by olivertam Black and White Pebbles by Spanishalex White Dancer by lawrencew :thumb138828378:
coma white by paulleash White. by Ryo-Says-Meow White Frost by Wild-Soul :thumb115583591: White by lettherebelove01

WHITE Phrases:
White Christmas: the appearance of snow on Christmas day
White elephant: a possession that no longer holds value for its owner
White flag: the signal of a peaceful surrender
White goods: a description of household items, such as linens, towels, and appliances
White hot: extreme manner of intensity
White lie: a harmless untruth usually told out of politeness
White sauce: a sauce made from stock, butter, flour and seasonings
White feather: a symbol of cowardice

all in all... by davespertine white by dojoh : white . by Litt1e WHITE DOVE by THOM-B-FOTO White desert by whathisname
White by Ermenelwen :thumb122594290: Replicant White by ulorinvex White by cylan Snow White II by webworm
shades of white? by davespertine :thumb113888715: :thumb109906625: Red on white: REDUX by Vespaholic alone in the white by quadratiges
Empty White Room by arhcamt White Orchids by misdirekted

Mature Content

:: absolute white :: by w4s4b1
white no. 3 by mehrzweckraum White by PhilWinterbourne
white promise by vi-ol-et :thumb123582776: White 1 by mad-dame White Dreams by gilad da eye... by deethem

WHITE Quote:
"The first of all single colors is white ... We shall set down white for the representative of light, without which no color can be seen; yellow for the earth; green for water; blue for air; red for fire; and black for total darkness." -- Leonardo Da Vinci
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webworm's avatar
WOW! Lovely looking article! :dance: Thank you so much for letting me being part of it!!! :hug:
lissvensson's avatar
Thank you so much for the feature. Great article :D
davespertine's avatar
very interesting article :clap:
zuckerblau's avatar
Wow thanks for the feature!
fixinman's avatar
Uh a white flag is a flag of truce not surrender, but can be used to surrender.

You left out Carte Blanc which mean white card and refers to a blank cheque, or unlimited budget.

Marvellous collection and a very good theme.
lawrencew's avatar
...a beautiful idea.. ta for the inclusion.
Knight-Nighter's avatar
Thank youu very much for the feature :hug:!
ATHE-NA's avatar
nefis bi iş çıkartmışsın Dide'm... nefis....
tolgasipahi's avatar
muhteşem bir renk,
şahane eserler, içlerinden biri de benim diye demiyorum, hakikaten çok güzeller..

arslanalp's avatar
Çok teşekkürler
not:benim martı siyah bile kalmış burada,

Haen9's avatar
heeyyy nefis olmuş dideeem! :clap:
w4s4b1's avatar
thank you dear.....
Wild-Soul's avatar
Thank You very much for including my White Frost in your feature too :hug:
zsarchankian's avatar
işin içine zeka, felsefe ve bilinç girince harika olmuş.
BadeKalyoncu's avatar
munhani's avatar
supper olmuş :clap:
PhilWinterbourne's avatar
thanks for the feature
musturk's avatar
b'm harika olmuş.. :)
cyberci's avatar
:) very nice! thanks
aysegulkara's avatar
So soft..
Thanks a lot ,)
signmeupscotty's avatar
Thank you so much for the news feature! :hug:
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