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snow·storm

 (snō′stôrm′)
n.
A storm marked by heavy snowfall.

snowstorm

(ˈsnəʊˌstɔːm)
n
(Physical Geography) a storm with heavy snow

snow•storm

(ˈsnoʊˌstɔrm)

n.
a storm accompanied by a heavy fall of snow.
[1765–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowstorm - a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong windssnowstorm - a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong winds
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
Translations
عَاصِفَةٌ ثَلْجِيَّةعاصِفَة ثَلْجِيَّه
sněhová bouřesněhová vichřice
snestorm
lumimyrsky
snježna oluja
hóförgeteghóvihar
stórhríî
吹雪
눈보라
snehová víchrica
snöstorm
พายุหิมะ
cơn bão tuyết

snowstorm

[ˈsnəʊstɔːm] Ntemporal m de nieve, ventisca f, nevasca f

snowstorm

[ˈsnəʊstɔːrm] ntempête f de neigesnow tyre npneu-neige msnow-white [ˌsnəʊˈhwaɪt] adjblanc comme neige(blanche)

snowstorm

[ˈsnəʊˌstɔːm] ntormenta, tempesta di neve

snow

(snəu) noun
frozen water vapour that falls to the ground in soft white flakes. We woke up to find snow on the ground; We were caught in a heavy snow-shower; About 15 centimetres of snow had fallen overnight.
verb
to shower down in, or like, flakes of snow. It's snowing heavily.
ˈsnowy adjective
1. full of, or producing a lot of, snow. The weather has been very snowy recently.
2. white like snow. the old man's snowy (white) hair.
ˈsnowball noun
a ball of snow pressed hard together, especially made by children for throwing, as a game.
ˈsnowboard noun
a board on which a person can stand and glide over snow for sport.
ˈsnow-capped adjective
(of mountains etc) having tops which are covered with snow. snow-capped peaks.
ˈsnowdrift noun
a bank of snow blown together by the wind. There were deep snowdrifts at the side of the road.
ˈsnowfall noun
1. a fall or shower of snow that settles on the ground. There was a heavy snowfall last night.
2. the amount of snow that falls in a certain place. The snowfall last year was much higher than average.
ˈsnowflake noun
one of the soft, light flakes composed of groups of crystals, in which snow falls. A few large snowflakes began to fall from the sky.
ˈsnowstorm noun
a heavy fall of snow especially accompanied by a strong wind.
ˌsnow-ˈwhite adjective
white like snow.
snowed under
overwhelmed eg with a great deal of work. Last week I was absolutely snowed under with work.

snowstorm

عَاصِفَةٌ ثَلْجِيَّة sněhová bouře snestorm Schneesturm χιονοθύελλα ventisca lumimyrsky tempête de neige snježna oluja tormenta 吹雪 눈보라 sneeuwstorm snøstorm śnieżyca tempestade de neve снежная буря snöstorm พายุหิมะ kar fırtınası cơn bão tuyết 暴风雪
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