Definition of Chinese white in English:

Chinese white

Syllabification: Chi·nese white


  • White pigment made from zinc oxide.
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    • It may only be used on paper prepared with a ground of Chinese white pigment, or Chinese white mixed with a watercolour pigment such as pink, to give a coloured ground.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody