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whiteness meaning

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  • In colorimetry, whiteness is the degree to which a surface is white. The International Commission on Illumination describes it in the following terms: To promote uniformity of practice in the evaluation of whiteness of surface colors,

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.
  • 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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          Definiteness: Level 1
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