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Definition of Snow

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

Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
Mae West

Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it's set a rolling it must increase.
Charles Caleb Colton

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
Victor Hugo
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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