Translation of whiting in Spanish:

whiting

Pronunciation: /ˈhwaɪtɪŋ; ˈwaɪtɪŋ/

n

  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
    (plural whitings or , whiting)
    (fish) pescadilla (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • From the ocean, choices include squid, whole red snapper, whiting and sardines, most of which usually look like they've just come from the fishmonger next door.
    • Throughout a packed week of events, the Humber Seafood Group is also promoting red fish, whiting, and Greenland halibut.
    • Ann Kirk of the National Federation of Fish Fryers said: ‘Some fryers are moving over to other species - such as haddock, whiting, hake or plaice.’
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (powder) blanco (m) de España, albayalde (m)
    More example sentences
    • Formulas have varied through the ages to include white lead, chalk, or whiting mixed with binders.
    • For more serious stains, you may need to use a poultice - an absorbent compound, such as powdered whiting mixed with hydrogen peroxide - which will pull the stain out.
    • Belgium is also an important producer of several industrial minerals, including limestone, dolomite, whiting, sodium sulfate, silica sand, and marble.

Definition of whiting in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.