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Drug slang A regional street term for isobutyl nitrite
Imaging Lung opacification The opacification of one or both lungs on a plain AP film of the chest, which typically occurs in pneumonia, but may also be seen in heart failure
Substance abuse A generic term for commercial products used to correct typed or written errors on paper documents by painting over them with an opaque white, rapid-drying liquid
Vox populi A weather condition in which visibility and contrast are severely reduced by snow, with loss of a visual horizon and reference points, resulting in marked disorientation. It may be due to extremely heavy snowfall rate or other factors such as diffuse lighting from overcast clouds, mist or fog, or a background of snow
Wilderness medicine Sun glare An arctic condition characterised by loss of object visualisation caused by bright sunlight reflecting off snow, resulting in snow blindness
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That's one reason why the promos of Whiteout excited me from the start.
30 Gowran Park Pat Walsh Memorial Mares' Hurdle (Listed) 2m4f ATR Card page 63 WILLIE MULLINS plays close to home with two runners in this valuable mares' event in which Ruby Walsh partners Whiteout, the only four-year-old in the line-up and who achieved the first of her three hurdle wins over this course in February.
Y Alas, her plan to make a discreet exit the next morning are kyboshed by a city-wide whiteout, meaning she must stay at his home for an excruciating 24 hours.
Her plan to make a discreet exit the next morning are kyboshed by a city whiteout, meaning she must stay at his home for 24 hours.
Whiteout Film4, 9pm Crime thriller, starring Kate Beckinsale.
WHITEOUT 9pm, Film4 A troubled US marshal stationed in Antarctica investigates the first-ever murder committed on the continent.
WHITEOUT USA star Herculez Gomez watches a Costa Rica rival deck it in Denver
MY mum, Mary Hewitson, celebrated her 90th birthday on January 29 but had a party on January 19 when a lot more people than expected braved almost whiteout conditions to help her celebrate.
The show opened with a whiteout of shredded flares and white beaded drop-waist shifts in white and cream before segueing into Cavalli's signature exotic prints and skins.
Driving home two years ago from Glasgow to Birmingham with a car-full, in total whiteout blizzards
Areas such as Penrith, in Cumbria, suffered heavy snowfall as Arctic conditions caused a winter whiteout.
THE winter whiteout led to the cancellation of PAUL WELLER'S gig at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena in December, but Modfather fans' patience was rewarded with a blistering set.