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n.1.The quality or state of being whitish or somewhat white.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The whitishness of the powder extracted from the rock was the first clue that the interior of the rock likely did not undergo the oxidizing process that produces the Red Planet's characteristic hue.
I had never before looked through a real telescope, but there was no doubt what I had found--a fuzzy glob of whitishness, 100-billion-plus stars in a single glance--the Andromeda Galaxy.
As a result, the people in this painting almost become silhouettes against the whitishness of the icy river.