Whiting


Whiting

Whiting is the name of several species of fish:
*"Merlangius merlangus", the original species to receive the name; a common food fish of the cod family found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean around Europe and the Mediterranean regions
*Whiting (fish) (disambiguation), various other fish species in North America, Australia and throughout the Indo-Pacific region

Whiting may also refer to:
*Powdered and washed white chalk (calcium carbonate), used in putty, metal polish, whitewash and sometimes added to paint to improve the paint's opacity

Places

In the United States of America:
* Whiting, Indiana
* Whiting, Iowa
* Whiting, Kansas
* Whiting, Maine
* Whiting, Missouri
* Whiting, New Jersey
* Whiting, Vermont
* Whiting, Wisconsin

urname

According to the 1990 U.S. Census, Whiting is the 2565th most popular surname in the United States, carried by 0.005% of the population.

* Charlie Whiting, FIA Formula One race director
* Danny Whiting, fictional character in BBC soap opera "EastEnders"
* E.M. Whiting, captain of the USS "Massachusetts" (BB-54) in the 1920s
* John Whiting (1917-1963), John Robert Whiting, English dramatist and critic
* Justin Rice Whiting (1847-1903), Michigan politician
* Leonard Whiting (b. 1950), British actor
* Margaret Whiting (b. 1924), traditional pop music singer, daughter of Richard A. Whiting
* Margaret Whiting (actress), British actress
* Napoleon Whiting (1910-1984), African-American character actor
* Nathan Whiting (1724-1771), soldier and merchant in colonial America
* Richard Whiting (1500s), last abbot of Glastonbury Abbey before Dissolution of the Monasteries - see Little Jack Horner
* Richard A. Whiting (1891-1938), writer of popular songs, father of Margaret Whiting and Barbara Whiting Smith
* Roy William Whiting (b. 1959), car mechanic and murderer: see Murder of Sarah Payne
* William Whiting (1825 – 1878), English writer and hymnist, wrote the words to "Eternal Father, Strong to Save" (The Navy Hymn)
* William Whiting (politician) (1813-1873), Massachusetts
* William Whiting II (politician) (1841-1911), Massachusetts
* William F. Whiting (1864-1936), William Fairfield Whiting, Massachusetts politician
* William H. C. Whiting (1824-1865), William Henry Chase Whiting, American Civil War army officers

Other

*Whiting Writers' Award
*The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering


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Synonyms:
/ (Gadus merlangus)


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  • Whiting — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Whiting (Indiana) Whiting (Iowa) Whiting (Kansas) Whiting (Maine) Whiting (Vermont) Whiting (Wisconsin) Whiting ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Arthur Whiting (1861–1936), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Whiting — Whiting, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1760 Housing Units (2000): 702 Land area (2000): 1.860984 sq. miles (4.819927 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.273863 sq. miles (0.709303 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.134847 sq. miles (5.529230 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Whiting — Whit ing, n. [From {White}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) (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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whiting, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 707 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 1.002729 sq. miles (2.597057 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.002729 sq. miles (2.597057 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Whiting, IN — U.S. city in Indiana Population (2000): 5137 Housing Units (2000): 2313 Land area (2000): 1.762779 sq. miles (4.565576 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.518733 sq. miles (3.933499 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.281512 sq. miles (8.499075 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Whiting, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 109 Land area (2000): 1.006891 sq. miles (2.607835 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.006891 sq. miles (2.607835 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Whiting, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 1760 Housing Units (2000): 702 Land area (2000): 1.860984 sq. miles (4.819927 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.273863 sq. miles (0.709303 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.134847 sq. miles (5.529230 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • whiting — Ⅰ. whiting [1] ► NOUN (pl. same) ▪ a slender bodied marine fish with edible white flesh. ORIGIN Dutch wijting, from wijt white . Ⅱ. whiting [2] ► NOUN ▪ ground chalk used for purposes such as whitewashing and cleaning meta …   English terms dictionary

  • whiting — whiting1 [hwīt′iŋ, wīt′iŋ] n. pl. whitings or whiting [ME < MDu wijting < wit, WHITE] any of various edible marine fishes, including the silver hake, the corvina of the California coast, and various kingfishes whiting2 [hwīt′iŋ, wīt′iŋ] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • Whiting —   [ waɪtɪȖ], John Robert, englischer Dramatiker, * Salisbury 15. 11. 1917, ✝ London 16. 6. 1963; zunächst Schauspieler. Mit seinen fantasievollen, philosophisch komplexen, jedoch zum Teil schwer zugängliche Dramen, die meist vor dem Hintergrund… …   Universal-Lexikon


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