snowbank


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snow·bank

 (snō′băngk′)
n.
A pile or heap of snow.

snowbank

(ˈsnəʊˌbæŋk)
n
a bank of snow

snow•bank

(ˈsnoʊˌbæŋk)

n.
a mound or heap of snow.
[1770–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowbank - a mound or heap of snowsnowbank - a mound or heap of snow    
hill, mound - structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
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Amy looked relieved, but naughty Jo took her at her word, for during the first call she sat with every limb gracefully composed, every fold correctly draped, calm as a summer sea, cool as a snowbank, and as silent as the sphinx.
To his left, back of the rows of citizens, was a spacious temporary platform upon which were seated the scholars who were to take part in the exercises of the evening; rows of small boys, washed and dressed to an intolerable state of discomfort; rows of gawky big boys; snowbanks of girls and young ladies clad in lawn and muslin and conspicuously conscious of their bare arms, their grand- mothers' ancient trinkets, their bits of pink and blue ribbon and the flowers in their hair.
It had snowed the day before and the path to the hothouse, along which the prince was in the habit of walking, had been swept: the marks of the broom were still visible in the snow and a shovel had been left sticking in one of the soft snowbanks that bordered both sides of the path.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
We're not talking about massive glaciers, we're talking about the smaller, more kinetically stable snowbanks that you might see if you go to Rocky Mountain National Park.
The airplane impacted a snowbank with the right main landing gear, yawing to the right.
They placed the Stanley Cup in a snowbank for safekeeping .
as she takes off full throttle on the snowmobile like a bullet through the white-out between eight-foot snowbanks.
The patent sets out concepts for combining a narrow beam with a signal frequency that can penetrate up to six feet into the snowbank and provide the driver with an intuitive image of buried objects.
After a brief foot pursuit, VanGrowski tackled him in a snowbank and they began wrestling and punching each other.
LUTHERANS RULE" read the giant blue letters painted on the snowbank in front of St.
but was unable to move after its nose wheels got stuck in a snowbank at the side of the runway.