Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A grade of cochineal-bugs, often called silver-whites, from their peculiar lustrous appearance, in distinction from the black bugs or zacatillas.

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Examples

  • Alubia blanco is the kind of frijol that I most frequently cook.

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  • The primary difference in cemento blanco is the careful choice of raw materials that don't contain the trace elements (mostly iron, manganese and chromium) that give "normal" Portland Cement its gray color.

    Cemento Blanco

  • One of the main uses of cemento blanco is for grouting tile.

    Cemento Blanco

  • The primary use of cemento blanco is in structures where the light color of the finished concrete is an important element of the architectural design.

    Cemento Blanco

  • Pescado blanco is a flattish fish about the size of a small trout.

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  • If you're gonna name your site "recall blanco", then try to make a non-fraudulent argument outlining why she should be recalled.

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  • Garliq offers pizza with two types of sauces: blanco, which is a light garlic-tinged ricotta, and traditional tomato sauce.

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  • So a player who is reported to be definitely on the way to a new club, even if it has not been formally confirmed, will often be described as blanco y en botella.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Tequila is generally placed in five categories: blanco, which is white or silver and typically unaged; a gold that is not aged but has added color and flavor such as caramel; reposado, a

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • I move on to the pizza rustica, a slightly free-form round of dough, lightly charred on the bottom, adorned with a duo of "salmon" - one side salmón rosado the other salmón blanco, which is not, as I've mentioned before, a salmon at all.

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  • *blanco look!?!*

    April 19, 2009

  • *hands sionnach reading glasses*

    April 18, 2009

  • The first few times I read this I was trying to work out what a wife iron might be.

    April 18, 2009

  • So his wife was a bitch?

    April 18, 2009

  • So his wife was whitefonting his webdings?

    April 18, 2009

  • "When no one could see the point in drilling the militia, it was Henry Underhill who had his wife iron his uniform and blanco his webbing, who tucked a baton under his arm, and barked at the young men until the street lights came on..."
    —Peter Carey, Illywhacker, 438

    April 17, 2009