whiteouts


whiteouts
n. weather condition that occurs in polar areas where snow-covered ground blends into a white sky and produce a uniform whiteness (erase the horizon and destroy the sense of depth, direction and distance); blizzard; liquid paper, white correction fluid; act of whiting out with correction fluid; mistake (typing or other) whited out with correction liquid

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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