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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.
According to Estomo, since 2017, when the country began to take in Chinese white collar workers for the so-called Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), casino-related crimes such as kidnappings have been on the rise.
"It is not just the Chinese white paper but it has been said in the past before.
"We have at least five measures that are readily implementable to cushion the impact of El Nino: rain harvesting, switching to short-gestation crops that do not require abundant water to grow - such as monggo (mung beans), watermelon, and pechay (Chinese white cabbage), the use of enhanced fertilizers having better water-retention properties, installation of pond liners to serve as reservoirs, and the use of gray water to avoid wastage and maximize water use," said Carino.
In addition, it has a basket of vegetables, including needle mushrooms, Chinese white cabbage, okra, water spinach, thyme, coriander and Khmer basil.
And conservationists say the construction has led to falling numbers of the threatened Chinese white dolphin.
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.
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.
But the two mega-projects are expected to have a major impact on the dolphin's habitat, chiefly due to land reclamation and increased traffic, experts have said.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."We think that if the project goes ahead, then it will probably drive the dolphin away from Hong Kong waters," said Samuel Hung, chairman of the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society, in a report by The Guardian.
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.