Whitening may refer to:

  • Key whitening, a technique intended to increase the security of an iterated block cipher
  • Racial whitening, a theory of racial profiling
  • Skin whitening, a cosmetic procedure used to whiten the skin
  • Tooth whitening, a common procedure in general dentistry
  • Whitening (leather processing), the process of lightening the colour of leather
  • Whitening transformation, a decorrelation method that converts a covariance matrix of a set of samples into an identity matrix.
  • Blanqueamiento, the practice of marrying whiter people in order to have whiter offspring

Whitener may also refer to:

  • Coffee whitener, a non-dairy additive product for hot drinks
  • Optical brightener, a fluorescent ingredient in products such as laundry detergents
  • Basil Lee Whitener, a Democratic U.S. Representative from North Carolina between 1957 and 1968.

Other articles related to "whitening":

... It uses two 64-bit extended keys for key whitening on the first 64 bits ... The algorithm consists of 9 steps Pre-whitening Fm An expanded version of SXAL applied to the entire message SXAL the block consisting of the first 4 and last 4 bytes ...
Whiteness In Japanese Culture - Method
... For skin whitening cosmetics for use by the public, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare has recognized a combination of active ingredients ... Some types of BB cream products are also said to have skin whitening effects which contributes to the popularity of the cream in Asian markets ... As for other methods of skin whitening, other decolorizing chemicals can be used ...
Racial Whitening
... Racial Whitening or "Whitening" is an ideology that was widely accepted in Brazil between 1889 and 1914, as the solution to the "Negro problem." Supporters of the Whitening ideology believed that the ...
Dental Auxiliary - Dental Assistants
... Some also engage in professional teeth whitening procedures, particularly in The Republic of Ireland where laser teeth whitening is classified as a cosmetic procedure and not dental treatment ... occurs in clinics solely devoted to laser teeth whitening and not routine dental treatment ...
Tooth Bleaching - Risks
... bleachorexia (An unhealthy obsession with whitening one's teeth) A recent study by Kugel et al ... when a large proportion of the tooth whitening has come from tooth dehydration (also a significant factor in causing sensitivity) ... defective restorations should consult with their dentist prior to using a tooth whitening system ...