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white spirit

noun

Simple Definition of white spirit

  • : a liquid that is made from petroleum and that is used to make paint thinner

Full Definition of white spirit

British

  1. :  a liquid that is made from petroleum and that is used to make paint thinner

Word by Word Definitions

whiteplay
  1. :  free from color

    :  of the color of new snow or milk

    :  of the color white

  1. :  the achromatic object color of greatest lightness characteristically perceived to belong to objects that reflect diffusely nearly all incident energy throughout the visible spectrum

    : :  a white or light-colored part of something: as

    :  a mass of albuminous material surrounding the yolk of an egg

  1. :  whiten

spiritplay
  1. :  an animating or vital principle held to give life to physical organisms

    : :  a supernatural being or essence: as

    :  holy spirit

  1. :  to infuse with spirit

    :  animate

    :  to carry off usually secretly or mysteriously


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