Associations to the word «Whiting»


WHITING, noun. A fine white chalk used in paints, putty, whitewash etc.
WHITING, noun. A fish, Merlangius merlangus, similar to cod, found in the North Atlantic.
WHITING, noun. Any of several marine fish found in North American coastal waters, including Merluccius bilinearis (the silver hake).
WHITING EVENT, noun. The formation of a cloud of calcium carbonate precipitate in a body of water during the summer, as a result of change in water temperature or increased photosynthetic activity by certain microscopic marine organisms.
WHITING EVENTS, noun. Plural of whiting event
WHITING OUT, verb. Present participle of white out

Dictionary definition

WHITING, noun. Flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe.
WHITING, noun. Flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially of Atlantic coasts of North America.
WHITING, noun. A small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish.
WHITING, noun. Any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters.
WHITING, noun. Found off Atlantic coast of North America.
WHITING, noun. A food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats