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Definition of Snow


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.
  4. To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.
  5. To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.

Snow Quotations

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin

And finally Winter, with its bitin', whinin' wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.
Roy Bean

I have never seen snow and do not know what winter means.
Duke Kahanamoku

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.
Bing Crosby

We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.
Walter Scott
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Snow Translations

snow in Afrikaans is sneeu
snow in Danish is sne
snow in Dutch is sneeuwen
snow in Finnish is lumi
snow in French is neigeux, neige
snow in German is schneien, Schnee, Schnee
snow in Italian is nevicare, neve
snow in Norwegian is sne
snow in Portuguese is neve
snow in Spanish is nevar, nieve
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