white goods

  

Definition

Heavy consumer durables such as air conditioners, refrigerators, stoves, etc., which used to be painted only in white enamel finish. Despite their availability in varied colors now, they are still called white goods. See also brown goods.

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  • The white goods were a very cool thing to learn about, because it consisted of air conditioners and fridges, which I really liked.

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  • You need to have a good shipping team any time you are dealing with something very heavy like big white goods.

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  • Vertical integration works well with white goods, as the repair of white goods opens a whole new and high-demand service sector.

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