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whiteout

Pronunciation: /ˈhwaɪtaʊt; ˈwaɪtaʊt/

Translation of whiteout in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (snow storm) tormenta (feminine) de nieve
    Example sentences
    • Our weather is a factor most of the time, with very thick fogs in springtime, very heavy snow in the fall, and blizzards and white-outs in the winter.
    • The concept has potential: two strangers, trapped in an Alaska cabin during a white-out, one a woman in a wedding dress stumbling in from the cold, the other, the reserved and anti-social inhabitant of the cabin.
    • The white-out in and around the city caused match promoter Martin Witts to put the Barbican meeting between Jimmy White and Alex Higgins on hold.
  • 2 (correction fluid) (American English/inglés norteamericano) líquido (masculine) corrector
    Example sentences
    • In his new post, McEttrick oversees all functions of lighters, shavers, writing instruments and white-out correction products.
    • This includes food products, of course, but also school supplies such as ink, toner, white-out, and paint.
    • This is Christmas in Connecticut and chestnuts roasting on an open fire, instead of white-out dropping on a 1040EZ tax form, which is more in keeping with this pre-April calendar.

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