white goods

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white goods drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth
    • n white goods large electrical home appliances (refrigerators or washing machines etc.) that are typically finished in white enamel
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Quotations

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    “You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president. A president has many roles.”

Usage

In literature:

This bears white flowers that are of good substance, and about an inch across.
"Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs" by A. D. Webster
He had beautiful white spots, and long, silky ears, and was a very good-natured dog.
"Arthur Hamilton, and His Dog" by Anonymous
Their uniform consisted of white trousers, blue cloth spencers, with red facings, good shoes, and fez.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
I say white people ligion very good.
"Personal Memoirs Of A Residence Of Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes On The American Frontiers" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
Old Trumpeter was a white horse, that had served the family some time, but was now rather old, and not a very good traveller.
"Rollo at Play" by Jacob Abbott
That is the reason the white folks so good to me now.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I oughter never left my good old home and white folks.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
My color is good to me and the white folks, too.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
While on the plantation I wore good clothes, similar to those of the white children.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
The white folks called Eford's colored people poor white folks because he was so good to them.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
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In poetry:

Let love draw near, and hope and faith,
Where the good saint lies sleeping;
His white face beautiful in death,
His soul in Christ's own keeping.
"Death Of Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Winchester" by Archbishop William Alexander
And still as oft the day came round that he
Had left his warm good-bye upon her lips,
As oft she sought the head-land by sea,
And longing watched the far-off white-sailed ships.
"Life's Way" by Madge Morris Wagner
Now widow'd Margaret's golden hair is white,
And Tina's dark locks moulder in the grave,
And lovely Jane has bid a long good night
To all she loved: not love her life could save.
"Elegy" by Janet Hamilton
He can look to the light,
He can keep his thoughts white,
He can fight the great fight,
He can do with his might
What is good in God’s sight;-
Those are truly great things he can do.
"What Can a Little Chap Do?" by John Oxenham
Why is the banshee in the night
Crying for all the young men gone?
Now when the world with bloom is white,
When the good sun's warm on the stone,
Why does the Woman of Death make moan?
"Menace" by Katharine Tynan
"The white lambs feed in tender grass:
With them and thee to bide,
How good it were," she saith at noon;
"Albeit the meads are wide.
Oh! well is me," she saith when day
Draws on to eventide.
"The Shepherd Lady" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

We found the black better for this, but the white canvas does just as good.
The Boxing Lesson, Good Field, White Dress, and Mr Lewis & The Funeral Five.
Greece is producing excellent wine, and its whites are particularly good.
Would wabs make for good guards looking after homies and white-trash inmates.
Jasper White, aka the dean of New England seafood chefs, knows about good summer food.
Designing more efficient white goods .
A good first year for Denver Police Chief Robert White.
The good news for the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday was Philip Humber is slated to return to the mound.
It's a good thing the Highlands Cowgirls had Amanda Beauchamp, Desiree Valentine and Katelyn White back in the fold for Monday night's home game against University of the Southwest.
A White Guy Raps About How to Be a Good Dad in a Terrible YouTube Video Called 'Get Your Daddy On'.
Ah, the classic good versus evil the man in Red vs the man in White in a rap battle like none other.
In an age of athletic steroid scandals, white-collar bodybuilders are giving the sport a good name.
"Those are Jim White's Atlases—and I think they're damn good".
White Goods Sales Off Significantly .
Life isn't all black and white, it isn't all good and bad.
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In science:

The (black and white) square symbols indicate the positions of the GOODS sources which have been matched to the X-ray positions.
Discovery of optically faint obscured quasars with Virtual Observatory tools
The 90% error circle of the Alexander et al. (2003) catalogue X-ray positions is overlaid on the i band images (since our method used the i band), along with the GOODS catalogue position (black/white squares).
Discovery of optically faint obscured quasars with Virtual Observatory tools
Hillenbrand & White (2004) have shown that PMS models are in good agreement with dynamically determined masses above 1.2 M⊙ .
Dynamical Masses for Low-Mass Pre-Main Sequence Stars: A Preliminary Physical Orbit for HD 98800 B
For information lossy data compression such as dimensionality reduction, sometimes it’s hard to have a good compression ratio when few prior knowledge is known, and things become even worse when the data looks like ”white noise”[11, 9].
On the Information of the Second Moments Between Random Variables Using Mutually Unbiased Bases
In terms of the goodness-of-fit of the adopted parametric for m of the LF, this too, as highlighted by Springel & White (1998), is not built into the MLE and, therefore, has to be assessed independently.
Shedding Light on the Galaxy Luminosity Function
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