Definition of egg white in English:

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noun

  • The clear, viscous substance round the yolk of an egg that turns white when cooked or beaten: beat the butter and sugar, then whisk in the egg whites [mass noun]: brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar Also called albumen.
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    • Or combine 1 teaspoon of witch hazel with 1 teaspoon of honey and a beaten egg white.
    • Whole-egg protein contains both the yolk and the egg white, providing a high ratio of indispensable amino acids.
    • People with an egg allergy react to the proteins in the egg white or the yolk.

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