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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whit·ing /ˈhwaɪtɪŋ, ˈwaɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whit·ing n.
 1. Zool. (a) A common European food fish (Melangus vulgaris) of the Codfish family; -- called also fittin.  (b) A North American fish (Merlucius vulgaris) allied to the preceding; -- called also silver hake.  (c) Any one of several species of North American marine sciaenoid food fishes belonging to genus Menticirrhus, especially Menticirrhus Americanus, found from Maryland to Brazil, and Menticirrhus littoralis, common from Virginia to Texas; -- called also silver whiting, and surf whiting.
 Note:Various other fishes are locally called whiting, as the kingfish (a), the sailor's choice (b), the Pacific tomcod, and certain species of lake whitefishes.
 2. Chalk prepared in an impalpable powder by pulverizing and repeated washing, used as a pigment, as an ingredient in putty, for cleaning silver, etc.
 Whiting pollack. Zool. Same as Pollack.
 Whiting pout Zool., the bib, 2.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 White, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whited; p. pr. & vb. n. Whiting.]  To make white; to whiten; to whitewash; to bleach.
    Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of . . . uncleanness.   --Matt. xxiii. 27.
    So as no fuller on earth can white them.   --Mark. ix. 3.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: flesh of a cod-like fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe
      2: flesh of any of a number of slender food fishes especially
         of Atlantic coasts of North America
      3: a small fish of the genus Sillago; excellent food fish
      4: any of several food fishes of North American coastal waters
      5: found off Atlantic coast of North America [syn: silver hake,
          Merluccius bilinearis]
      6: a food fish of the Atlantic waters of Europe resembling the
         cod; sometimes placed in genus Gadus [syn: Merlangus
         merlangus, Gadus merlangus]