white out


white out
verb
1. cover up with a liquid correction fluid
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white-out the typo

Syn: ↑whiteout
Hypernyms: ↑cover
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. widen the interlinear spacing by inserting leads
Topics: ↑printing, ↑printing process
Hypernyms: ↑widen
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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transitive verb
Etymology: white (IV) + out
: to widen the spacing and especially the interlinear spacing in (printed matter) by or as if by inserting leads

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white out
1. To delete (written or typed material) with (white) correcting fluid, over which a corrected version may be written
2. To omit or cover up (secret or sensitive material in a report, transcript, etc) so leaving blank spaces
3. To (cause to) lose definition in conditions of white-out (qv above)
4. To subject (an audience) to a blinding glare or flash (theatre)
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Main Entry:white

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(of vision) become impaired by exposure to sudden bright light
(of a person) lose color vision as a prelude to losing consciousness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.