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(Possibly from "white-out", the blizzard variety) A paper or presentation so encrusted with mathematical or other formal notation as to be incomprehensible. This may be a device for concealing the fact that it is actually content-free.

See also numbers, social science number.

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Nearby terms: Mathematics in Recognizable Form Automatically Compiled MATHLAB MATH-MATIC or MATHMATIC math-out MathWorks MATLAB Matrix