white-out

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Verb1.white-out - lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rainwhite-out - lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
lose - fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense; "She lost her purse when she left it unattended on her seat"
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Day four also saw Fettes and Elspeth Berry, of Glasgow, battle wind, snow and white-outs on the Carn Eighe Horseshoe.
"What we're talking about is applying it where we have construction projects and we have also known safety issues such as white-outs or other issues impacting traffic, impacting safety of our traveling motorists," Marchbanks said.
It could be a cause for irritation, but maritimers have learned to appreciate these white-outs and have even named a summer music festival in its honour - Fog Fest.
DUBAI: From heatwaves to white-outs, from fires to floods ...
The snow came in layers, then drifts, creating complete white-outs covering everything some parts of the country.
The winter storm caused white-outs and snarled traffic throughout northeastern Ohio.
"When you're out in Antarctica, you can hit some 'white-outs' which has made navigating extremely difficult.
The Pelling weather is famous for its mood swings--clouds one minute, sunshine the next, sheets of rain and wind or blank white-outs of fog.
Having seen two white-outs in a row, the Lakesiders will be keen to return to the pitch as they bid to stoke up their battle for survival.
They will also be required to install devices to record cockpit voice and flight data and HEMS pilots will need to demonstrate annually the recovery from inadvertent entry into instrument flight conditions, as well as receive training on recovery from brown-outs, white-outs and flat light conditions Apr 24, 2009
There's a host of jobs to be done between the tempests and white-outs, and running repairs are top of the list.
THE TWO things missing in this game were 33 minutes and St Bernard dogs with brandy round their necks seeking out players who went occasionally missing as the ground suffered regular white-outs in recurring snow blizzards.