white-out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v white-out lose daylight visibility in heavy fog, snow, or rain
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Usage

In literature:

They saw something white out there all the doors were buttoned and propped.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
They sometimes made platted or split-bottom chairs out of white oak.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
All that could be seen was something white moving very fast over the calm, blue water; and soon it was out of sight.
"Old Greek Stories" by James Baldwin
Then take the skins and cut out all the white inside part as well as you can, leaving just the rind.
"Ethel Morton's Enterprise" by Mabell S.C. Smith
We could see figures sitting upon the white porticoes looking out over the miniature harbour.
"Virginia: The Old Dominion" by Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
Creeping out from the shadow of the mountains was the white sand of the beach three or four miles away.
"The Alaskan" by James Oliver Curwood
Tom whistled again and again, till he said he had nearly whistled the whites of his eyes out, but never a dog replied.
"Crusoes of the Frozen North" by Gordon Stables
Den de white folks is always a-comin' out here.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
He took out of his prizes what he had occasion for, forty able negro sailors, and a white carpenter.
"The Pirates Own Book" by Charles Ellms
White had sat down at the instrument table, and was tapping out messages like a man well accustomed to the work.
"A Master of Fortune" by Cutcliffe Hyne
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In poetry:

They took him out of my arms and said
My baby so sweet and fair was dead,
My baby that was my heart's delight
The fair little body they robed in white
"My Baby" by Nora Pembroke
Yee elders all, and all the crowd
That in white robes apparrell'd stands
Like Saints on earth, sing out aloud,
Think now the palmes are in your hands.
"An Antheme" by William Strode
A little white soul went up to God,
Out of the mire of the city street;
It grew like a flower in the highway broad,
Close to the trample of heedless feet.
"A Baby's Death" by Kate Seymour Maclean
Boom of guns in long array--
Love has never gone that way.
But with quiet step and slow,
Hand upon her pale lips--so
Love goes out in some white dawn--
O we know when she has gone!
"Understanding" by Charles Hanson Towne
Some go a-gypsying out in country places--
Out through the orchards, with blossoms on the boughs
Wild, sweet, and pink and white as their own glad faces;
And some go, at evening, calling home the cows.
"Dream-March" by James Whitcomb Riley
"And did he die?" cries little Nell.
"No, he was nestled warm.
The Snow's white arm that round him curled
Had caught him into another world:
What other world he could not tell,
But, out of all the storm.
"A Winter's Tale For The Little Ones." by Gerald Massey

In news:

White lion cub comes out to play.
'GCB's' Mark Deklin, Miriam Shor on Their 'White Marriage,' Babies and Whether Blake Will Ever Come Out (Video).
'GCB's' Mark Deklin, Miriam Shore on Their 'White Marriage,' Babies and Whether Blake Will Ever Come Out.
"Teens White, 30hp, $3,500, or part out $4,000".
The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs was so fed up with President Obama's approach to big business that he told Obama that he could be turned out of the White House in 2012 as a result.
SWITZ CITY — Bedford North Lawrence enjoyed a volleyball wipe out at White River Valley, 25-10, 25-14, 25-13, Thursday night.
UL Lafayette's Ragin Cajuns Football team is calling all fans to " White Out " the stadium when UL playes Arkansas State this Tuesday at 7pm on ESPN2.
Arkansas plans " White Out " for Nov 30 game against Syracuse.
Texans Cheerleaders 'Liberty White Out '.
The night’s theme was “White Out Cancer…Celebrate Livingâ.
Penn State recruit Christian Hackenberg was among an expected 80-100 high school juniors and seniors who are potential Nittany Lion commits in attendance at Saturday's white-out game against Ohio State.
Rookie White out two months after surgery.
White-Out Conditions Close Dalton Highway.
' White Out Teen Crashes' Event Held at Leon High School.
He'd like it to be a " White Out " like Arizona had for a home game last week against Washington.
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In science:

The ADC is visible in LMXBs with nearly edge-on orbital inclinations so that the X-ray flux from the neutron star and central disk are blocked by other parts of the disk further out from the center (White & Holt 1982).
Optical and UV Light Curves of the Accretion Disk Corona Source 4U 1822-371
They also point out the dilemma that the ejecta abundances are near solar, which requires that no material is dredged up from the white dwarf.
The Nova Shell and Evolution of the Recurrent Nova T Pyxidis
Using a 1.5-dimensional MHD code we carry out a parameter survey varying the magnetic flux tube geometry (length and expansion), the photospheric magnetic field, the photospheric velocity amplitudes and the nature of the waves (monochromatic or white noise spectrum).
The role of torsional Alfven waves in coronal heating
It turns out that by letting M (t) be integrated white noise, one gets V [M (t)] ∝ ω−1 → ∞ as ω → 0.
Compound Markov counting processes and their applications to modeling infinitesimally over-dispersed systems
It stands out in the zoo of accreting X-ray binaries for being the only one composed of a white dwarf and a subdwarf.
The progenitor of a type Ia supernova with a short delay time?
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