snow line

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snow line

n.
1. The lower altitudinal boundary of a snow-covered area, especially of one that is perennially covered, such as the snowcap of a mountain.
2. The fluctuating latitudinal boundaries around the polar regions marking the extent of snow cover.

snow line

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snowline

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(Physical Geography) the altitudinal or latitudinal limit of permanent snow

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n.
1. the line, as on mountains, above which there is perpetual snow.
2. the latitudinal line marking the limit of the fall of snow at sea level.
[1825–35]

snow line

1. The boundary marking the lowest altitude at which a given area, such as the top of a mountain, is always covered with snow.
2. The boundary marking the furthest extent around the polar regions at which there is snow cover. The polar snow lines vary with the seasons.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snow line - the line on a mountain above which there is perpetual snow and ice
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
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snow line

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