whitening

[ UK /wˈa‍ɪtnɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈhwaɪtɪnɪŋ, ˈhwaɪtnɪŋ, ˈwaɪtɪnɪŋ, ˈwaɪtnɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. changing to a lighter color
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How To Use whitening In A Sentence

  • Only at the highest levels—up to 45,000 feet—do we find the ice-crystal clouds cirrus ("like white locks of hair"), cirrocumulus ("like grains of rice") and cirrostratus ("a light, milky whitening of the blue"). Cirrus Concerns
  • Only at the highest levels—up to 45,000 feet—do we find the ice-crystal clouds cirrus ("like white locks of hair"), cirrocumulus ("like grains of rice") and cirrostratus ("a light, milky whitening of the blue"). Cirrus Concerns
  • To assess the temporal scale of global synchronizing factors, we used both prewhitening and detrending.
  • You'll also be sent away with a home whitening kit to maintain the results. The Sun
  • I clench the steering wheel, my knuckles whitening.
  • He thought as he twisted the nozzle, forcing gushes of water at his quickly whitening skin.
  • Teeth-whitening is all the rage - increasing threefold over the past few years - for those who want a winning smile.
  • He gripped his boomerang tightly, whitening his knuckles.
  • Tresses fair, insnare, 326. like the morn, 246. whitening lip and fading, 636. Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature
  • Few have ever seen a woman hatchel flax or card tow, or heard the buzzing of the foot-wheel, or seen bunches of flaxen yarn hanging in the kitchen, or linen cloth whitening on the grass. Home Life in Colonial Days
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