precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
Snow, C. P. Snow, Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow of Leicester(noun)
English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)
coke, blow, nose candy, snow, C(verb)
street names for cocaine
fall as snow
"It was snowing all night"
bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false(verb)
conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
"He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
The frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation.
Any similar frozen form of a gas or liquid
The area of frequency on a television which has no programmes broadcast in analogue sets, the image is created by the Electrical noise.
A snowfall; a blanket of frozen, crystalline water.
We have had several heavy snows this year.
To have snow fall from the sky.
To hoodwink someone, especially by presenting confusing information.
To bluff in draw poker by refusing to draw any cards
Origin: From snow, snaw, from snaw, from snaiwaz, from snóygʷʰos. Cognate with snaw, snie, Dutch sneeuw, German Schnee, Danish sne, Norwegian snø, Swedish snö, snjór, nix, Russian . Also, from the same Indo-European root comes English snew.
a square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted
watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms
fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes
to fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday
to scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow
Origin: [OE. snow, snaw, AS. snw; akin to D. sneeuw, OS. & OHG. sno, G. schnee, Icel. snr, snjr, snajr, Sw. sn, Dan. snee, Goth. snaiws, Lith. sngas, Russ. snieg', Ir. & Gael. sneachd, W. nyf, L. nix, nivis, Gr. acc. ni`fa, also AS. snwan to snow, G. schneien, OHG. snwan, Lith. snigti, L. ningit it snows, Gr. ni`fei, Zend snizh to snow; cf. Skr. snih to be wet or sticky. 172.]
Darrin Kenneth O'Brien, better known by his stage name Snow, is a Juno Award-winning Canadian reggae musician. He is best known for his 1992 single "Informer", which reached No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
snō, n. the crystalline form into which the excess of vapour in the atmosphere is condensed when the temperature is below freezing: a snowfall: a winter: (her.) white argent.—v.i. and v.t. to fall in snow, to cover with snow.—n. Snow′ball, a ball made of snow pressed hard together: a shrub bearing a round white flower, the guelder-rose: a round pudding of rice with an apple in the centre, a mass of boiled rice shaped in a cup: white of egg beaten stiff and placed on the surface of a custard.—v.t. to throw snowballs at.—v.i. to throw snowballs.—ns. Snow′-ber′ry, a bushy, deciduous shrub, bearing white berries; Snow′-bird, a North American bird of the Finch family, the upper parts lead-colour, the lower parts white.—adj. Snow′-blind, affected with snow-blindness.—ns. Snow′-blind′ness, amblyopia caused by the reflection of light from snow; Snow′-blink, a peculiar reflection arising from fields of snow, like ice-blink; Snow′-boot, a boot made to protect the feet while walking in snow; Snow′-box, a theatrical apparatus for representing a snowfall; Snow′-break, a melting of snow; Snow′-broth, snow and water mixed, any very cold liquid; Snow′-bunt′ing, Snow′-flick, a bird of the Finch family, Bunting sub-family, abounding in the Arctic regions.—adjs. Snow′-capped, -capt, covered with snow; Snow′-cold, as cold as snow.—ns. Snow′-drift, a bank of snow drifted together by the wind; Snow′drop, a genus of plants of the natural order Amaryllis, with bell-shaped flower arising from a spathe, bulbous root, two leaves and one single-flowered leafless stem.—ns.pl. Snow′-eyes, -gogg′les, an Eskimo contrivance to prevent snow-blindness.—n. Snow′fall, a quiet fall of snow: the amount falling in a given time.—adj. Snow′-fed, begun or increased by melted snow, as a stream.—ns. Snow′field, a wide range of snow, esp. where permanent; Snow′-finch, the stone- or mountain-finch; Snow′flake, a feathery flake of snow: the snow-bunting: a bulbous-rooted garden flower, resembling the snowdrop, but larger; Snow′-fly, a perlid insect or kind of stone-fly found leaping on the snow; Snow′-ice, ice formed from freezing slush.—adv. Snow′ily.—n. Snow′iness.—adjs. Snow′ish, resembling snow; Snow′less; Snow′-like; Snow′-limbed, with limbs white as snow.—ns. Snow′line, the line upon a mountain that marks the limit of
snō, n. a vessel once much in use, differing only from a brig in having the boom-mainsail traversing on the trysail-mast, instead of hooped to the mainmast. [Dut. snaauw, a boat.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Frozen water crystals that fall from the ATMOSPHERE.
The precipitation from clouds in the form of flakes of ice crystals formed in the upper atmosphere.
Snow is a welcome sight for joyful eyes at Christmas time, children love to see it and experience all the fun it brings to play in it too.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'snow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3396
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'snow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2759
Rank popularity for the word 'snow' in Nouns Frequency: #1367
The numerical value of snow in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of snow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I know people are frustrated with the snow, but the snow is not stopping, this is unprecedented territory.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
Discarded in ice pits, the human waste remains under the snow, when washed down by glaciers (when the snow melts), it comes out in the open.
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
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