Meaning of “whiteout” in the English Dictionary


"whiteout" in English

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whiteoutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwaɪ.taʊt/ us /ˈwaɪ.aʊt/

Examples from literature

  • In a whiteout, it’s difficult to see because there’s too much snow in the air – everything is white! 
  • When strong winds blow snow around, a whiteout can happen. 

(Definition of “whiteout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)