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Definition of dead white in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A flat, lustreless white.
Example sentences
  • The common habit of painting garden seats a dead white is certainly open to criticism.
  • The floors in Vencente Wolf's Conference room are painted a dead white.
  • For example, if the wallboard had been painted a dead white before any visual material had been applied, the impact of the photographs, the lettering and the colored symbols would be more immediate and powerful.

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