[ UK /wˈa‍ɪtnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈhwaɪtnəs, ˈwaɪtnəs/ ]
  1. lightness or fairness of complexion
    only the whiteness of her cheeks gave any indication of the stress from which she was suffering
  2. the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil
  3. the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
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How To Use whiteness In A Sentence

  • Proper melting, whiteness, and browning are still problematic in manufacturing low-fat mozzarella.
  • Creating authentic images depends on coherent focusing, color correction and proper whiteness.
  • Horses clattered through the whiteness, their backs and foreheads sporting melting ice dribbling over their dished faces.
  • Copper produces a reddish tinge, which is by no means unpleasant compared with the dazzling whiteness of the nickel deposit. Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887
  • Walking into its corridors, between the towering whiteness, has the effect, so beloved of the Romantics, of making you feel microcosmic.
  • The infantryman carried a substantial ammunition pouch, bayonet, water-bottle, and ‘snapsack’ for a day's rations suspended from broad cross-belts, usually made of buff leather and pipeclayed to inconvenient whiteness.
  • But what was remarkable in the lady was, that although her features were handsome, and upon the whole pleasing, the pupil of each eye was dimmed with the whiteness of cataract, and she was evidently stone-blind. The Purcell Papers
  • This emphasis upon a shared European cultural and biological heritage allowed Anglos to claim the social privileges of whiteness for their Mexican spouses.
  • For one test, a device called a reflectometer is used to measure the degree of whiteness in processed tuber samples destined to become chips.
  • In the city the snow had long lost its Persil whiteness, and seemed bruised by the dirt and smog that seeps into everything here sooner or later.
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