American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An agent used to make something white or whiter.
- n. The act or process of making white or whiter.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of making white.
- n. In leather manufacturing, the operation of cleaning and preparing the flesh side of a hide on a beam, preparatory to waxing.
- n. Tin-plating. See chemical plating, under plate, transitive verb
- n. Same as whiting.
- n. a substance, such as a bleach, used to make something white or whiter
- n. the process of making something white or whiter
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of making or becoming white.
- n. rare That which is used to render white; whiting.
- n. changing to a lighter color
“This includes two cosmetic procedures semi-annually. sign-up bonus is free skin whitening and eyelid surgery.”
“Some ciphers have an additional step called whitening”
“- Pixenate offers a lot of tools for touching up personal photos, including one specifically for tooth whitening, which is a new one we haven't seen before.”
“He is advocating that much more attention and money be lavished on climate engineering methods, such as whitening clouds so that they reflect back more of the sun's heat.”
“In the Philippines, I could only find "whitening" soap!”
“Among the things I need, according to Star Alliance Airlines: and XXL t-shirt and "whitening" deodorant... wtf?”
“I wonder if there are any dentists who do some sort of "whitening" process.”
“But they became more innovative and started practicing in special fields, such as whitening or straightening teeth.”
“They are wealthy, and are regarded and treated in society as white people; but the two young ladies use some kind of whitening on their faces habitually.”
“I’m not sure though whether covariance is preserved by VARFIMA only after the whitening, that is, in the VARMA step.”
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Fishing on the Susquehanna in July
by Billy Collins
I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna
or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly honest.
This list will house words I encounter on packaging and in advertisements.
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