whiteness meaning

  • In colorimetry, whiteness is the degree to which a surface is white. An example of its use might be to quantitatively compare two pieces of paper which appear white viewed individually, but not when juxtaposed.
  • The International Commission on Illumination describes it in the following terms:
  • To promote uniformity of practice in the evaluation of whiteness of surface colors, it is recommended that the formulæ for whiteness, W2 or W10, and for tint, Tw,2 or Tw,10, given below,
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -ness
          • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives and nouns
            • Words suffixed with -ness
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of whiteness for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "whiteness" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
          Difficultness: Level 3
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          Definiteness: Level 1
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