Meaning of whiteness in English:

whiteness

Pronunciation /ˈwʌɪtnəs/

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noun

mass noun
  • 1The property or quality of being white in colour.

    ‘a landscape dominated by the whiteness of snow’
    • ‘His lips are open, and his two front teeth gleam with an otherworldly whiteness.’
    • ‘The second-most important category of pork attributes includes color of meat, lack of fat, and the whiteness of fat.’
    • ‘The modernist whiteness of the walls, a classic ploy for downplaying the surface, becomes painful after a while.’
    • ‘A device called a reflectometer is used to measure the degree of whiteness in processed tuber samples destined to become chips.’
    • ‘Glimpses of blues, greens, reds, and umbers scintillate, emphasizing the whiteness of the gorgeously textured fields.’
    • ‘Clouds of splatters and drips at once rise, float, and fall through the canvas's deep whiteness like colored smoke in the night sky after fireworks.’
    • ‘The unremitting whiteness of the walls is anchored by a black marble floor.’
    • ‘Proper melting, whiteness, and browning are still problematic in manufacturing low-fat mozzarella.’
    • ‘Among its many uses, kaolin gives paper its whiteness and is used in paint, pottery, and cosmetics.’
    • ‘The state of abandonment and dilapidation seems to contradict the antiseptic whiteness of the toy structures.’
    1. 1.1The quality of being very pale.
      • ‘the whiteness of her skin, like fine porcelain’
  • 2The fact or state of belonging to a human group having light-coloured skin.

    • ‘whiteness was defined as both a racial and a regional characteristic’