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Paul Dudley, U.S. cardiologist, 1886-1973. See: Lee-White method, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of fresh snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1)
[A.S. hwīt]


Drug slang
A regional street term for any powdered white abuse substance (e.g., amphetamine, cocaine, heroin).
A person who, for the purposes of equal-opportunity monitoring, is British, Irish or other European, regardless of where they were raised or educated.

Caucasian—a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East.
Vox populi
Absence of colour.


Drug slang A street term for amphetamine, cocaine, heroin Multiculture Caucasian–a person with ancestry in Europe, North Africa, or the Middle East. Cf Hispanic Vox populi Absence of color. See Calcofluor White.


The color resulting from commingling of all the rays of the spectrum; the color of chalk or of snow.
Synonym(s): albicans (1) .
[A.S. hwīt]


adj in Chinese medicine, a facial coloration indicative of either lung conditions or of an accumulation of cold energy, as in colic. See also energy, cold.


1. a color lacking any hue; the color of fresh snow.
2. a coat color.

Patient discussion about white

Q. i have white spots on testicals

A. if i had white spots on my testicals,,i would be in sombodys emergency room right now....i suggest you get a dr......mrfoot56

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. Is it possible for teenager (13-25 years old) to have a white hair? (For tropical people) If possible, why?

A. And example of how it looks in poliosis:

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Previous white elephants transported fromMyanmar's jungles have been heralded in lavish ceremonies in which military leaders sprinkle them with scented water laced with gold, silver and precious gems.
Allusion, Word-Place, and the Central Conflict in Hemingway's 'Hills Like White Elephants.
7) The episode of the white elephant in London was no exception--but the way in which it tapped into racial ideologies was more subtle because it was an animal that was on display.
Sir James George Scott, a British civil servant who wrote the classic book The Burman under the penname Shway Yoe, wrote that during the 1850s, a baby white elephant in Burma was suckled by ladies who "stood in a long row outside his palace, and the honour was eagerly sought after, for the creature was a national pride and not merely a royal monopoly".
Discovery of a white elephant is traditionally regarded as a good omen in the predominantly Buddhist country, so much so that kings in ancient times even waged wars to acquire one.
It may sometimes seem like a white elephant, but we believe there is no finer place to invest our lives -- in Buechner's words, "to proclaim as convincingly and, at the same time, as honestly as I can the most interesting thing I have found in this world .
Giving a gift of a white elephant would be done to someone considered an enemy--the idea being that you would eventually wipe out your enemy's wealth with the care of the sacred elephant.
This scheme seems badly thought out, and I look forward with interest to see how it develops, but I would not want to see any public money put into this white elephant of a venture.
Mr Mallon, admit it, the place is a big white elephant.
This after all was the scene of a pounds 5 million white elephant publicly funded landscaping scheme that is pounds 1 million overspent, probably unfit for some people with disabilities, and which used pink granite from China wasting millions of pounds which could have been spent on the dozens of childrens playgroups and nurseries now suffering a pounds 1 million+ cut ?
The Government agreed to the establishment of a town council in Stanley, County Durham, after receiving a petition with 2,500 signatures, despite opponents branding it a white elephant.
But unless future funding is forthcoming in the long term, the work we are carrying out over the next five months will be a white elephant.