egg white

Definitions

  • A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs
    A white-crowned sparrow next to a nest containing two eggs
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n egg white the white part of an egg; the nutritive and protective gelatinous substance surrounding the yolk consisting mainly of albumin dissolved in water "she separated the whites from the yolks of several eggs"
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Usage

In literature:

Each nest contains two white eggs.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Oatmeal gruel, white of eggs, etc.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
So I watched that pint an' killed 'em all long towards the first quarter with quicksilver an' the white of an egg.
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
This is done by rubbing a small piece of alum into the white of an egg until a curd is formed.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
Three or four glossy white eggs are laid.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
The eggs are very small, and are white with a few lilac spots.
"Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children" by W. Houghton
Her slices of fried ham formed an attractive nest for the white-skinned poached eggs.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
In its upper part there is a cavity, 0.2 metre deep and 0.6 metre broad, in which the four large grayish-white eggs of the bird are laid.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
Have egg whites beaten stiff.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Beat the white of an egg, but not to a froth, then mix the yolk with the white and salt the whole.
"The Italian Cook Book" by Maria Gentile
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In poetry:

Or a milkman who serves the wealthy,
eggs, cream, butter, yogurt, milk,
the white truck like an ambulance
who goes into real estate
and makes a pile.
From homogenized to martinis at lunch.
"Cinderella" by Anne Sexton

In news:

Attach two leaves to each dumpling , then brush with remaining egg white and sprinkle generously with sparkling sugar.
Along with approximately 30,000 other children and adults, Arie was invited to share in The 2012 White House Easter Egg Roll.
Easter egg roll at the White House.
President Obama and his wife Michelle have kicked off a sun-splashed Easter Egg Roll at the White House, with thousands of kids and their parents thronging the South Lawn.
President Barack Obama greets children on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2012, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
Easter egg roll at the White House.
Bo the White House dog gets his own Easter egg.
The official set of White House Easter eggs for 2012 includes a familiarā€¦ (Chuck Kennedy / White Houseā€¦).
That Bo is one lucky dog: He's going into the record books as the first White House pet to have his very own commemorative Easter egg.
The egg whites are also thicker.
7 egg whites, room temperature.
2 Beat the egg whites with the salt until stiff.
5 minutes Fizzes, particularly the Silver Fizz , with the added nutritional boost of an egg white, often served as breakfast for the 19th-century drinking man.
2 tsp Granulated Sugar 6 Eggs, yolks and white separated 4 oz.
Beat egg white and gradually add sugar.
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In science:

For example, bread dough made from wheat is viscoelastic because of the gluten polymer; likewise, the ovalbumin protein (a polymer) makes egg whites viscoelastic.
Turbulent Elasticity of the Solar Convective Zone and the Taylor Number Puzzle
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