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Chinese white

Chinese white

n
(Elements & Compounds) white zinc oxide, formerly used in paints. Also called: zinc white
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Noun1.Chinese white - a white pigment used in house paintsChinese white - a white pigment used in house paints; consists of zinc oxide
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
flowers of zinc, philosopher's wool, philosophers' wool, zinc oxide - oxide of zinc; a white powder used as a pigment or in cosmetics or glass or inks and in zinc ointment
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Whenever one looked at this slope against the setting sun, the circle showed like a pattern in the grass; and this morning, when the first light spray of snow lay over it, it came out with wonderful distinctness, like strokes of Chinese white on canvas.
These include Around the Fire Black Tea, a combination of smoky tea leaves, warming spices, safflower, and crushed chilli; Baked Apple Chai, a base of mellow Sri Lankan tea with apple, ginger, cinnamon and cloves; and Sparkling White, Chinese white tea with apple, lemongrass, elderflower and rosehip among many others.
The Chinese white fish (Hemiculter leucisculus) is a common small fish, which displays differences in reproductive behaviour of the two sexes.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (September 8) announced that a Chinese white cabbage sample was found to have pesticide residue at a level exceeding the legal limit.
While giving the detail of 23 perdicted animals facing extinction in Pakistan, Dr Ijaz said that these included Mountain weasel, Mountain sheep, Asian black bear, Black finless porpoise, Burrowing vole, Kashmir vole, European otter, Marbled polecat,Fishing cat, Goitered gazelle, Himalayan Musk Deer, Indian pangolin, Chinese white dolphin, Indus river dolphin, Kashmir Muskdeer, Hairy-footed gerbil, Markhor,Pallas's cat, Red deer, Sand cat, Smooth-coated otter, Wild goat.
A proposal has been put forward to construct a third runway at Hong Kong's Chek Lap Kok airport, and campaigners have said that it could be the final nail in the coffin for the Chinese White Dolphin, popularly known as the 'pink dolphin' due to its pale pink colouring.
Plucking out a jar of Chinese White Dragon Pearls tea, Singh explains the tea is 100 per cent organic and no pesticides were used while growing the tea.
00), for the last two years with Caponata and I'm Yours and he also won it in 2008 and 2010 with Chinese White.
The Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) said a special team that checks water quality and monitors wildlife spotted a female Chinese White Dolphin trying to revive its newborn, which had died off the coast of Sitra.
ClickPress, Tue Feb 25 2014] As the impact resulted from the termination of China's subsidy policy for energy-saving appliances receded, sales of Chinese white goods has regained steam.
Beautifully bred - he is the first foal of the Group One-winning filly Chinese White and a son of Cape Cross - Chinese Jade looked to have inherited little of his parents' class when last behind Washaar on debut.
Trade involving the three countries has flourished in recent years in sync with China's robust economic growth, jumping to $690 billion in 2011 from $130 billion in 1999, according to a Chinese white paper on trilateral cooperation carried Wednesday by Xinhua News Agency.