Translation of whiting in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈhwaɪtɪŋ; ˈwaɪtɪŋ/


  • 1 c u
    (pl whitings or , whiting)
    (fish) pescadilla (f)
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    • 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 u (powder) blanco (m) de España, albayalde (m)
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    • 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.

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