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white out

vb (adverb)
1. (Physical Geography) (intr) to lose or lack daylight visibility owing to snow or fog
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to create or leave white spaces in (printed or other matter)
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to delete (typewritten words or characters) with a white correcting fluid
n
(Physical Geography) an atmospheric condition consisting of loss of visibility and sense of distance and direction due to a uniform whiteness of a heavy cloud cover and snow-covered ground, which reflects almost all the light it receives
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.white out - cover up with a liquid correction fluid; "white-out the typo"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
2.white out - widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
widen - make wider; "widen the road"
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Snow drifts, white outs and crevasses marred her journey too.
Snow drifts, complete white outs and crevasses, marred her journey too.