whiteout

Primary Meanings of whiteout

1.
nv
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
lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
2.
v
cover up with a liquid correction fluid
Full Definitions of whiteout
1

n 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

Type of:
snow, snowfall
precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

v lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain

Synonyms:
white-out
Type of:
lose
fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
2

v cover up with a liquid correction fluid

Synonyms:
white out
Type of:
cover
provide with a covering or cause to be covered

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