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whit·ing 1

(wī′tĭng, hwī′-)
n.
A pure white grade of chalk that has been ground and washed for use in paints, ink, and putty.

[Middle English whityng, from whiten, to whiten, from white, white; see white.]

whit·ing 2

(wī′tĭng, hwī′-)
n. pl. whiting or whit·ings
1. A food fish (Merlangius merlangus) of the eastern North Atlantic and the Black Sea, closely related to and resembling the cod.
2. Any of various marine food fishes having delicate white flesh, especially several hakes of the genus Merluccius and several kingfishes of the genus Menticirrhus.

[Middle English whitynge, from Middle Dutch wijting; see kweit- in Indo-European roots.]

whiting

(ˈwaɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Animals) an important gadoid food fish, Merlangius (or Gadus) merlangus, of European seas, having a dark back with silvery sides and underparts
2. (Animals) any of various similar fishes, such as Merluccius bilinearis, a hake of American Atlantic waters, and any of several Atlantic sciaenid fishes of the genus Menticirrhus
3. (Animals) Austral any of several marine food fishes of the genus Sillago
4. (Animals) whiting pout another name for bib3
[C15: perhaps from Old English hwītling; related to Middle Dutch wijting. See white, -ing3]

whiting

(ˈwaɪtɪŋ)
n
(Elements & Compounds) white chalk that has been ground and washed, used in making whitewash, metal polish, etc. Also called: whitening

whit•ing1

(ˈʰwaɪ tɪŋ, ˈwaɪ-)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -ing, (esp. for kinds or species) -ings.
1. any of several kingfishes of the genus Menticirrhus.
2. any of various hakes of the genus Merluccius.
3. any of several European food fishes, esp. of the cod family.
[1400–50]

whit•ing2

(ˈʰwaɪ tɪŋ, ˈwaɪ-)

n.
pure-white chalk ground and washed and used in making putty, whitewash, and silver polish.
[1400–50; late Middle English. See white, -ing1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whiting - flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
Gadus merlangus, Merlangus merlangus, whiting - a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
2.whiting - flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America
Merluccius bilinearis, silver hake, whiting - found off Atlantic coast of North America
whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
3.whiting - a small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
genus Sillago, Sillago - type genus of the Sillaginidae
4.whiting - any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
sciaenid, sciaenid fish - widely distributed family of carnivorous percoid fishes having a large air bladder used to produce sound
genus Menticirrhus, Menticirrhus - kingfishes; whiting
kingfish - any of several food and game fishes of the drum family indigenous to warm Atlantic waters of the North American coast
king whiting, Menticirrhus americanus - whiting of the southeastern coast of North America
Menticirrhus saxatilis, northern whiting - whiting of the east coast of United States; closely resembles king whiting
corbina, Menticirrhus undulatus - bluish-grey whiting of California coast
Menticirrhus littoralis, silver whiting - a dull silvery whiting of southern Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States
whiting - flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America
5.whiting - found off Atlantic coast of North Americawhiting - found off Atlantic coast of North America
hake - any of several marine food fishes related to cod
whiting - flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America
6.whiting - a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the codwhiting - a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus
gadoid, gadoid fish - a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae
whiting - flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe

whiting

noun
Related words
collective noun pod
Translations
أَبْيَضغُبَر: نوع من السَّمَك
treska
hvilling
valkoturskaliitujauho
pišmolj
sárga tõkehal
lÿsa; lÿsingur
大口魚
대구과의 식용 물고기
vitling
ปลาของยุโรปตระกูลปลาคอด
cá tuyết

whiting

1 [ˈwaɪtɪŋ] N (whiting (pl)) (= fish) → pescadilla f

whiting

2 [ˈwaɪtɪŋ] N (= colouring) → tiza f, blanco m de España; (for shoes) → blanco m para zapatos; (= whitewash) → jalbegue m

whiting

hwaɪtɪŋ] n [whiting] (pl) (= fish) (in UK)merlan m; (in Australia)pêche-madame m

whiting

2
n pl <-> → Weißling m, → Weißfisch m

whiting

[ˈwaɪtɪŋ] n inv (fish) → merlango

whiting

(ˈwaitiŋ) plurals ˈwhiting ~whitings noun
a type of small fish related to the cod.

whiting

أَبْيَض treska hvilling Weißfisch ασβεστόχρωμα pescadilla valkoturska merlan pišmolj merlano 大口魚 대구과의 식용 물고기 witsel kalkmaling bielidło badejo, pescada мел vitling ปลาของยุโรปตระกูลปลาคอด mezgit cá tuyết 牙鳕