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English definition of “blot sth out”

blot sth out

(SUN) phrasal verb with blot     /blɒt/ US  /blɑːt/ verb [T] (-tt-)
to hide or block the light from something, especially the sun: A dark cloud suddenly blotted out the sun.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of blot sth out (SUN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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