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white water
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Moby Dick
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  • Skin your eyes for him, men; look sharp for white water; if ye see but a bubble, sing out.
  • See! see that white water!
  • There’s white water again!
  • But suddenly in the distance, they saw a great heap of tumultuous white water, and soon after news came from aloft that one or both the boats must be fast.
  • The dancing white water made by the chase was now becoming more and more visible, owing to the increasing darkness of the dun cloud-shadows flung upon the sea.
  • To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapour hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows.
  • In the distance he saw the diminished dotted boat; and then a swift gleam of bubbling white water; and after that nothing more; whence it was concluded that the stricken whale must have indefinitely run away with his pursuers, as often happens.
  • He is the most gamesome and light-hearted of all the whales, making more gay foam and white water generally than any other of them.

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  • We went white water rafting.
  • Spray struck their faces as they hit the white water.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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