Examples of whiteout in a Sentence
We got caught in a whiteout.
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The California Department of Transportation said 90-miles stretch of Interstate 80 was closed between Colfax, California, and the Nevada state line due to whiteout conditions.
So Dela whipped out the whiteout and scribbled her own name on a lipstick.
After a day of whiteouts, blackouts, gusting winds and a major highway closure, Friday figures to be a little more of a mixed bag.
Winds out of the northeast of 15 mph are forecast with gusts up to 25 mph on Tuesday, which could create whiteout conditions as snow falls.
And before long the lake-effect snow picked up to a near whiteout.
Space weather affects snowplow drivers carving through Thompson Pass in a whiteout, Iowa farmers dropping seeds of corn and wedding planners who release white doves during the ceremony.
Now, a brutal winter storm is gearing up to invade the entire East Coast, with potential whiteouts and hurricane-force gusts blasting parts of New England.
Farther west, over a foot of snow fell, accompanied by whiteout conditions and thundersnow.
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Origin and Etymology of whiteout
First Known Use: 1946See Words from the same year
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Definition of whiteout for English Language Learners
: a type of snowstorm in which blowing or falling snow and clouds make it very difficult to see
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