white-out

white-out
white-out [hwit′out΄ ]
n.
[< Wite-Out, a trademark for such fluid, prob. infl. by WHITEOUT]
a quick-drying fluid, typically white, applied with a small brush to a piece of paper so as to cover typed or written errors and make a blank surface for corrections
vt.
to cover with this fluid: Also white out

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