Definition of whiten in English:
Make or become white: [with object]: snow whitened the mountain tops [no object]: she gripped the handle until her knuckles whitened
More example sentences
- Mike gripped the arms of his seat until his knuckles whitened.
- It had my audience on the edge of its seats, lips parted, knuckles whitened.
- I clench the steering wheel, my knuckles whitening.
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- On Wednesday the focus was on the prevalent use of skin whiteners and the dangers of using products which are not approved by the health ministry.
- A disturbing trend is that they go after easily available addictives such as whiteners and petroleum-based glues.
- Messy, smelly fake tans, foundations that disappear before lunchtime and skin whiteners could soon be a thing of the past.
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