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Synonyms for whitish

resembling milk in color not clear

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of something having a color tending toward white


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The surface is quite level, and is composed of well-rounded shingle mixed with a whitish earth.
But as the last two days had been very warm, like an Indian summer, the ice was not now transparent, showing the dark green color of the water, and the bottom, but opaque and whitish or gray, and though twice as thick was hardly stronger than before, for the air bubbles had greatly expanded under this heat and run together, and lost their regularity; they were no longer one directly over another, but often like silvery coins poured from a bag, one overlapping another, or in thin flakes, as if occupying slight cleavages.
All this was black in the falling dusk, and I could just distinguish the whitish ruts of a cart-track stretching over the marsh towards the higher land, far away.
As far as Raskolnikov could make out from his stolen glances, he was a man no longer young, stout, with a full, fair, almost whitish beard.
Again a whitish object gleamed before me: it was a gate--a wicket; it moved on its hinges as I touched it.
There, in the warm litter above the melons, very cunningly hidden, he found twenty-five eggs, about the size of a bantam's eggs, but with whitish skin instead of shell.
As a highly acidic lake, Kawah Putih changes colors -- from milky turquoise to whitish green or brown -- based on the air temperature, the degree of sulfuric acidity and the temperature of the solution.
The sandstone is mainly composed of thin to thick bedded, gray to whitish gray to brown sandstone that is fine to medium grained and displays some laminations, ripple marks, flat beds and cross beds at places.
0 times the distinct and triangular lower portion; from profile, lower portion of frons appears sloping forwards at about 45deg to the narrow upper portion; frons, gena and narrow face densely silvery dusted and almost bare; occiput black, dusted whitish, with weak whitish hairs becoming longer and coarser at margins; proboscis black, long, about 3 as long as head or slightly longer; antennae (Fig.
Upon waking each morning, he found an increasing sticky whitish substance covering his tongue as well as the corners of his eyelids, and in a panic drove to his doctors office.
The relaunch is also a way to distance itself from the fallout three years ago when its brightening range resulted in whitish patches appearing on the users' facial skin.
While gearing up for Valentine's Day, it is essential the company avoids the dreaded chocolate "bloom," when an edible but unappealing whitish coating appears on chocolate due to temperature fluctuations.
B was best at delivering a gene that instructed Purkinje cells, the dots in the micrograph above, to take on a whitish glow.
They consisted of bands of pinpoints (some coarse, some fine), strong straight and angular growth zoning, and a few frosty, whitish, fine-grained 'fingerprints'/healed fissures.