whiteout: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hwīt'out", wīt'-), [key]
— n.
    1. a condition, found in polar regions, in which uniform illumination from snow on the ground and from a low cloud layer makes features of the landscape indistinguishable.
    2. a condition of heavily falling or blowing snow in which visibility is very poor.
  1. an act or instance of whiting out with a correction fluid.
  2. a white correction fluid used for this: a bottle of whiteout.
  3. a mistake, as in typing, that has been whited out with a correction fluid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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