What does blizzard mean?

Definitions for blizzard
ˈblɪz ərdbliz·zard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blizzard, snowstormnoun

    a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds

  2. rash, blizzardnoun

    a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences

    "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"

Wiktionary

  1. blizzardnoun

    A severe snowstorm, especially with strong winds and greatly reduced visibility.

  2. blizzardnoun

    A large amount of paperwork.

  3. blizzardnoun

    A large number of similar things, such as a blizzard of political ads.

  4. blizzardverb

    To fall in windy conditions

Wikipedia

  1. Blizzard

    A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds and low visibility, lasting for a prolonged period of time—typically at least three or four hours. A ground blizzard is a weather condition where snow is not falling but loose snow on the ground is lifted and blown by strong winds. Blizzards can have an immense size and usually stretch to hundreds or thousands of kilometres.

ChatGPT

  1. blizzard

    A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least 35 mph and lasting for a prolonged period of time—typically three hours or more. It can result in poor visibility and can cause dangerous or even life-threatening conditions due to cold temperatures and accumulation of snow, often leading to treacherous travel conditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blizzardnoun

    a gale of piercingly cold wind, usually accompanied with fine and blinding snow; a furious blast

Wikidata

  1. Blizzard

    A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least 56 km/h and lasting for a prolonged period of time — typically three hours or more. A severe blizzard has winds over 72 km/h, near zero visibility, and temperatures of −12 °C or lower. A ground blizzard is a weather condition where snow is not falling but loose snow on the ground is lifted and blown by strong winds.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blizzard

    bliz′ard, n. a blinding storm of wind and snow, a snow-squall.—adjs. Blizz′ardly, Blizz′ardous. [A modern coinage—most prob. onomatopœic, on the analogy of blow, blast, &c.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BLIZZARD

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Blizzard is ranked #7481 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Blizzard surname appeared 4,453 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Blizzard.

    84.3% or 3,754 total occurrences were White.
    10.8% or 483 total occurrences were Black.
    1.7% or 78 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 77 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 39 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 22 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blizzard in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blizzard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of blizzard in a Sentence

  1. One New Hampshire GOP official:

    There are no other campaigns canceling events as far as I know right now. We would expect there to be a blizzard for a campaign to cancel, so maybe the question is: Why did he go back to New York last night?

  2. David Wilson:

    We were out on the glacier and a blizzard blew in. It started to get pretty hairy, he [ the guide ] would always say, ‘ Are you touching the [ mobile ] in front ? ’ I leaned forward to touch the [ snowmobile ] in front to have a look, and as I came back, my glove accidentally hit the off button. THE SECRET HISTORY OF ELLIS ISLAND.

  3. Leonard Cohen:

    The blizzard of the world has crossed the threshold and it's overturned the order of the soul...

  4. Jesse Sharkey:

    But like think about it, in the past, in Chicago, it's wintertime. In the past, if you've got a blizzard, you've got two options. You can hold the school during the blizzard, right? In which case what? You know that most people aren't going to come. It can be dangerous to get there. It's going to put people at risk or you could cancel school. Those are the only two options you had. Now we have a third option. We could hold school remotely.

  5. Activision Blizzard:

    There is no place anywhere at our company for discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind, and I am grateful to the employees who bravely shared their experiences, i remain unwavering in my commitment to make Activision Blizzard one of the world's most inclusive, respected, and respectful workplaces.

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