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Definition: White of egg
1. The color of pure snow; one of the natural colors of
bodies, yet not strictly a color, but a composition of all
colors; the opposite of black; whiteness. See the Note
, n., 1.
Finely attired in a of white. --Shak.
2. Something having the color of snow; something white, or
nearly so; as, the white of the eye.
3. Specifically, the central part of the butt in archery,
which was formerly painted white; the center of a mark at
which a missile is shot.
'T was I won the wager, though you hit the white.
4. A person with a white skin; a member of the white, or
Caucasian, races of men.
5. A white pigment; as, Venice white.
6. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of butterflies
belonging to Pieris
, and allied genera in which the
color is usually white. See Cabbage butterfly
Black and white
. See under Black
, Paris white
, etc. See under Flack
White of a seed
(Bot.), the albumen. See Albumen
White of egg
, the viscous pellucid fluid which surrounds
the yolk in an egg, particularly in the egg of a fowl. In
a hen's egg it is alkaline, and contains about 86 per cent
of water and 14 per cent of solid matter, the greater
portion of which is egg albumin. It likewise contains a
small amount of globulin, and traces of fats and sugar,
with some inorganic matter. Heated above 60[deg] C. it
coagulates to a solid mass, owing to the albumin which it
White of the eye
(Anat.), the white part of the ball of the
eye surrounding the transparent cornea.