White vs. Caucasian

White vs. Caucasian — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between White and Caucasian

Whitenoun

The achromatic color of maximum lightness; the color of objects that reflect nearly all light of all visible wavelengths; the complement or antagonist of black, the other extreme of the neutral gray series. Although typically a response to maximum stimulation of the retina, the perception of white appears always to depend on contrast.

Caucasianadjective

Of or relating to a racial group having light-colored skin; white.

Whitenoun

The albumen of an egg.

Caucasianadjective

Of or being a human racial classification distinguished especially by very light to brown skin and straight to wavy or curly hair, and including peoples indigenous to Europe, northern Africa, western Asia, and parts of South Asia. No longer in scientific use.

Whitenoun

The white part of an eyeball.

Caucasianadjective

Of or relating to the Caucasus region or its peoples, languages, or cultures.

Whitenoun

A blank or unprinted area, as of an advertisement.

Caucasianadjective

Of or relating to a group of three language families spoken in the region of the Caucasus mountains, including Chechen, Abkhaz, and the Kartvelian languages.

Whitenoun

whites Pieces of laundry having a white or nearly white color.

Caucasiannoun

A person having light-colored skin; a white person.

Whitenoun

whites White pants or a white outfit of a special nature

tennis whites.

Caucasiannoun

A member of the Caucasian racial classification. No longer in scientific use.

Whitenoun

whites The white dress uniform of the US Navy or Coast Guard.

Caucasiannoun

A native or inhabitant of the Caucasus.

Whitenoun

A white wine.

Caucasiannoun

The Caucasian language family.

Whitenoun

A white pigment.

Caucasianadjective

alternative case form of Caucasian

Whitenoun

A white breed, species, or variety of animal.

Caucasiannoun

alternative case form of Caucasian

Whitenoun

Any of various butterflies of the subfamily Pierinae, characteristically having chiefly white wings often with black markings.

Caucasiannoun

a member of the Caucasoid race

Whitenoun

also White A member of a racial group having light-colored skin, especially when of European origin and in some classifications also when of Middle Eastern or North African origin.

Caucasiannoun

a number of languages spoken in the Caucasus that have no known affiliations to languages spoken elsewhere

Whitenoun

often whites Products of a white color, such as flour, salt, and sugar.

Caucasianadjective

of or relating to the geographical region of Caucasia;

Caucasian languages

Whitenoun

The white or light-colored pieces, as in chess.

Caucasianadjective

of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration;

voting patterns within the white population

Whitenoun

The player using these pieces.

Whitenoun

The outermost ring of an archery target.

Whitenoun

A hit in this ring.

Whitenoun

whites(Medicine) Leukorrhea.

Whitenoun

White A member of a conservative or counterrevolutionary faction, especially one opposing the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war.

Whiteadjective

Being of the color white; devoid of hue, as new snow.

Whiteadjective

Weakly colored; almost colorless; pale

white wine.

Whiteadjective

Pale gray; silvery and lustrous

white hair.

Whiteadjective

Bloodless; blanched.

Whiteadjective

Light or whitish in color or having light or whitish parts. Used with animal and plant names.

Whiteadjective

also White Of or belonging to a racial group of people having light-colored skin, especially when of European origin, and in some classifications also when of Middle Eastern or North African origin

voting patterns within the white population.

Whiteadjective

Habited in white

white nuns.

Whiteadjective

Accompanied by or mantled with snow

a white Christmas.

Whiteadjective

Incandescent

white flames.

Whiteadjective

Intensely heated; impassioned

white with fury.

Whiteadjective

White Of or relating to a conservative or counterrevolutionary faction, especially one opposing the Bolsheviks in the Russian civil war.

Whiteadjective

With milk added. Used of tea or coffee.

Whiteadjective

(Archaic) Unsullied; pure.

Whiteverb

(Printing) To cover or make illegible with white coloring. Often used with out.

Whiteadjective

Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.

Write in black ink on white paper.

Whiteadjective

(sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to Caucasians, people of European descent with light-coloured skin.

Whiteadjective

Designated for use by Caucasians.

white drinking fountain;white hospital

Whiteadjective

Relatively light or pale in colour.

white wine;white grapes

Whiteadjective

Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc.

Whiteadjective

Lacking coloration (tan) from ultraviolet light; not tanned.

Whiteadjective

(of coffee or tea) Containing cream, milk, or creamer.

Whiteadjective

The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.

The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.

Whiteadjective

Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.

Whiteadjective

Honourable, fair; decent.

Whiteadjective

Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary.

Whiteadjective

(archaic) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable.

Whiteadjective

(obsolete) Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling.

Whiteadjective

(politics) Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements.

Whiteadjective

(of tea) Made from immature leaves and shoots.

Whiteadjective

(typography) Not containing characters; see white space.

Whiteadjective

(typography) Said of a symbol or character outline, not solid, not filled with color. Compare said of a character or symbol filled with color.

Whiteadjective

Characterised by the presence of snow

Whitenoun

The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.

Whitenoun

A person of European descent with light-coloured skin.

Whitenoun

The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).

Whitenoun

(anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.

Whitenoun

Any butterfly of the Pieris genus.

Whitenoun

The cue ball in cue games.

Whitenoun

White wine.

Whitenoun

Cocaine

Whitenoun

(archery) The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot.

Whitenoun

The snow- or ice-covered "green" in snow golf.

Whitenoun

A white pigment.

Venice white

Whitenoun

(countable) Anything that is of the color white.

Whitenoun

The enclosed part of a letter of the alphabet, especially when handwritten.

Whiteverb

(transitive) To make white; to whiten; to bleach.

Whitenoun

a member of the Caucasoid race

Whitenoun

the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)

Whitenoun

Australian writer (1912-1990)

Whitenoun

United States political journalist (1915-1986)

Whitenoun

United States architect (1853-1906)

Whitenoun

United States writer noted for his humorous essays (1899-1985)

Whitenoun

United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)

Whitenoun

a tributary of the Mississippi River that flows southeastward through northern Arkansas and southern Missouri

Whitenoun

(board games) the lighter pieces

Whitenoun

(usually in the plural) trousers

Whiteverb

turn white;

This detergent will whiten your laundry

Whiteadjective

being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light;

as white as fresh snowa bride's white dress

Whiteadjective

of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration;

voting patterns within the white population

Whiteadjective

free from moral blemish or impurity; unsullied;

in shining white armor

Whiteadjective

marked by the presence of snow;

a white Christmasthe white hills of a northern winter

Whiteadjective

restricted to whites only;

under segregation there were even white restrooms and white drinking fountainsa lily-white movement which would expel Negroes from the organization

Whiteadjective

glowing white with heat;

white flamesa white-hot center of the fire

Whiteadjective

benevolent; without malicious intent;

white magica white liethat's white of you

Whiteadjective

of a surface; not written or printed on;

blank pagesfill in the blank spacesa clean pagewide white margins

Whiteadjective

(of coffee) having cream or milk added

Whiteadjective

dressed (or especially habited) in white;

white nuns

Whiteadjective

(of hair) having lost its color;

the white hairs of old age

Whiteadjective

ash-colored or anemic looking from illness or emotion;

a face turned ashenthe invalid's blanched cheekstried to speak with bloodless lipsa face livid with shocklips...livid with the hue of deathlips white with terrora face white with rage

Whiteadjective

of summer nights in northern latitudes where the sun barely sets;

white nights