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a. A weather condition in which heavy windblown or falling snow reduces visibility almost to zero.
b. A polar weather condition caused by a heavy cloud cover over the snow, in which the light coming from above is approximately equal to the light reflected from below, and which is characterized by absence of shadow, invisibility of the horizon, and discernibility of only very dark objects.
2. A fluid, usually white, that dries quickly and is applied to printed matter to cover mistakes.
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a. a condition of polar regions in which illumination from snow on the ground and a low cloud layer obscure the landscape.
b. a condition of heavily falling or blowing snow in which visibility is poor.
2. a quick-drying white fluid used for blotting out written or printed errors.
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Loss of orientation with respect to the horizon caused by sun reflecting on snow and overcast sky.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||whiteout - an arctic atmospheric condition with clouds over snow produce a uniform whiteness and objects are difficult to see; occurs when the light reflected off the snow equals the light coming through the clouds|
|Verb||1.||whiteout - 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.||whiteout - 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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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
whiteout[ˈhwaɪtaʊt] n → jour m blancwhite paper n (= policy paper) → livre m blancwhite pepper n → poivre m blancwhite sauce n (= béchamel) → béchamel f, sauce f béchamelWhite Sea n
the White Sea → la mer Blanchewhite spirit n (British) → white-spirit mwhite tie n → tenue f de soiréewhite trash n (US) (offensive) → petits blancs mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Whiteout® [ˈwaɪtˌaʊt] n → bianchetto
whiteout[ˈwaɪtˌaʊt] n (Met) there is a whiteout → tutto è coperto di neve
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995