from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. 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.
- n. A fluid, usually white, that dries quickly and is applied to printed matter to cover mistakes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a heavy snowstorm; a blizzard
- n. an Arctic condition, caused by diffuse lighting, in which the horizon can not be distinguished and physical features are lost in the background
- n. a white correcting fluid used to cover mistakes in typescript
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
- v. cover up with a liquid correction fluid
- v. lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
white + out (Wiktionary)