Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

White

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12814

\hwīt\ adj [ME, fr. OE hwīt; akin to OHGr hwīz white and prob. to OChurch Slavonic svĕtŭ light, Sanskrit śveta white, bright] (before 12c) Most usually applied to neutral or near-neutral colors of high reflectance.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA