white out


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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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The temperature is 8 degrees, and visibility shifts constantly from maybe ten feet to a complete white out. Cloud moisture has soaked us to the bone as we slither, spider-like over boulders on all fours for the final thirty feet to the true summit.
Despite its potential, White Out delivered mostly conventional loud--if likeable--noise, even if it barely clipped the Stone's JBL EON speakers, or the one attached to Ikue Mori's laptop and her tiny board of twizzled knobs.
Scenarios shall include multi-lane highways, two lane roads, and bridges; daytime and nighttime conditions; snow, ice, fog and white outs; and various levels of traffic.