blowing-snow whiteout

снежная пелена

Англо-русский словарь по авиационной медицине. 2013.

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  • whiteout — white•out [[t]ˈ(h)waɪtˌaʊt, ˈwaɪt [/t]] n. 1) mer a) a condition of polar regions in which illumination from snow on the ground and a low cloud layer obscure the landscape b) a condition of heavily falling or blowing snow in which visibility is… …   From formal English to slang

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