correction fluid
noun Date: 1968 a liquid used to paint over typing or writing errors

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Correction fluid — can be written on after it has dried. A correction fluid is an opaque, white fluid applied to paper to mask errors in text. Once dried, it can be written over. It is typically packaged in small bottles, and the lid has an attached brush (or a… …   Wikipedia

  • correction fluid — noun : a liquid used to paint over typing or writing errors * * * noun [noncount] : a liquid used to cover typing or writing errors * * * corˈrection fluid f2 [correction fluid] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • correction fluid — an opaque, quick drying fluid for obliterating handwritten or typewritten matter. * * * …   Universalium

  • correction fluid — noun A white, opaque fluid, applied to paper to mask textual errors; used especially to mask errors in typing so that corrections may be overtyped Syn: whiteout …   Wiktionary

  • correction fluid — cor rection .fluid n [U] a special white liquid used for covering mistakes made when writing something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • correction fluid — cor rection ,fluid noun uncount a white liquid used for covering the mistakes in a piece of writing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • correction fluid — noun an opaque liquid that may be painted over a typed or written error …   English new terms dictionary

  • correction fluid — noun (U) formal a special white liquid used for covering written mistakes …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • correction fluid — UK / US noun [uncountable] a white liquid used for covering the mistakes in a piece of writing …   English dictionary

  • correction fluid — /kəˈrɛkʃən fluəd/ (say kuh rekshuhn floohuhd) noun 1. a white substance in an organic solvent, used to obliterate an error in a text, graphic, etc.; white out. 2. a liquid used to obliterate a mistake in a gestetner stencil …   Australian English dictionary

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