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snowshoe

snow·shoe

 (snō′sho͞o′)
n.
An oblong frame, usually strung with interlaced strips or a taut membrane, worn on the foot to enable walking on deep snow.
intr.v. snow·shoed, snow·shoe·ing, snow·shoes
To travel on snowshoes.

snow′sho′er n.

snowshoe

(ˈsnəʊˌʃuː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a device to facilitate walking on snow, esp a racket-shaped frame with a network of thongs stretched across it
vb, -shoes, -shoeing or -shoed
(intr) to walk or go using snowshoes
ˈsnowˌshoer n

snow•shoe

(ˈsnoʊˌʃu)

n., v. -shoed, -shoe•ing. n.
1. a racket-shaped contrivance for the foot for walking on deep snow without sinking.
v.i.
2. to walk or travel on snowshoes.
[1655–65, Amer.]

snowshoe


Past participle: snowshoed
Gerund: snowshoeing

Imperative
snowshoe
snowshoe
Present
I snowshoe
you snowshoe
he/she/it snowshoes
we snowshoe
you snowshoe
they snowshoe
Preterite
I snowshoed
you snowshoed
he/she/it snowshoed
we snowshoed
you snowshoed
they snowshoed
Present Continuous
I am snowshoeing
you are snowshoeing
he/she/it is snowshoeing
we are snowshoeing
you are snowshoeing
they are snowshoeing
Present Perfect
I have snowshoed
you have snowshoed
he/she/it has snowshoed
we have snowshoed
you have snowshoed
they have snowshoed
Past Continuous
I was snowshoeing
you were snowshoeing
he/she/it was snowshoeing
we were snowshoeing
you were snowshoeing
they were snowshoeing
Past Perfect
I had snowshoed
you had snowshoed
he/she/it had snowshoed
we had snowshoed
you had snowshoed
they had snowshoed
Future
I will snowshoe
you will snowshoe
he/she/it will snowshoe
we will snowshoe
you will snowshoe
they will snowshoe
Future Perfect
I will have snowshoed
you will have snowshoed
he/she/it will have snowshoed
we will have snowshoed
you will have snowshoed
they will have snowshoed
Future Continuous
I will be snowshoeing
you will be snowshoeing
he/she/it will be snowshoeing
we will be snowshoeing
you will be snowshoeing
they will be snowshoeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snowshoeing
you have been snowshoeing
he/she/it has been snowshoeing
we have been snowshoeing
you have been snowshoeing
they have been snowshoeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snowshoeing
you will have been snowshoeing
he/she/it will have been snowshoeing
we will have been snowshoeing
you will have been snowshoeing
they will have been snowshoeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snowshoeing
you had been snowshoeing
he/she/it had been snowshoeing
we had been snowshoeing
you had been snowshoeing
they had been snowshoeing
Conditional
I would snowshoe
you would snowshoe
he/she/it would snowshoe
we would snowshoe
you would snowshoe
they would snowshoe
Past Conditional
I would have snowshoed
you would have snowshoed
he/she/it would have snowshoed
we would have snowshoed
you would have snowshoed
they would have snowshoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowshoe - a device to help you walk on deep snowsnowshoe - a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Verb1.snowshoe - travel on snowshoes; "After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
Translations
sněžnice
Schneeshuh
lumikenkä
snösko

snowshoe

[ˈsnəʊʃuː] Nraqueta f (de nieve)

snowshoe

[ˈsnəʊʃuː] nraquette f (pour la neige)

snowshoe

[ˈsnəʊˌʃuː] nracchetta da neve
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At the mouth of the Tahkeena, one night after supper, Dub turned up a snowshoe rabbit, blundered it, and missed.
They had made short work of the snowshoe rabbit, these dogs that were ill-tamed wolves; and they were now drawn up in an expectant circle.
Anne and Leslie took long snowshoe tramps together, too, over the fields, or across the harbor after storms, or through the woods beyond the Glen.
Miners came in on snowshoes from their placer claims twenty miles away to buy fresh bread from her, and paid for it in gold.
On top the sled load, thrust under the lashings and ready for immediate use, were two pairs of snowshoes.
In advance of the dogs, on wide snowshoes, toiled a man.
There, you see, he slipped; here he has traveled wide and tottered; and there again it looks as though he journeyed on snowshoes.
If the snow lies deep, they strap on his snowshoes, and, with the giant plow, plow a furrow from the mountains to the seaboard, in which the cars, like a following drill-barrow, sprinkle all the restless men and floating merchandise in the country for seed.
The men made snowshoes, hunted fresh meat for the larder, and in the long evenings played endless games of whist and pedro.
You can find contact details here or visit the ski and snowshoe rental and go to one of the designated areas in the High or Low Tatras.
The snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus) is a keystone species in the boreal forest because it affects the demography and population dynamics of many other species in the ecosystem (Boutin et al.
ABSTRACT--The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is poorly documented in southwest Alaska, where dominant habitats are generally not conducive to supporting persistent Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) or Lynx populations.