snowstorm


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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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Three days later there came another heavy snowstorm, and Jonas and Marija and Ona and little Stanislovas all set out together, an hour before daybreak, to try to get to the yards.
Turning a woman out of doors in a snowstorm, for instance; or may be you'd take her up and put her in jail, wouldn't you?
One day her parents sat by the fire, talking over the extraordinary behaviour of their daughter, who was disporting herself in the snowstorm that raged outside.
When at last we crept across the sodden rooms and looked out again, the country northward was as though a black snowstorm had passed over it.
In the mythology of the savage, these mountains were afterwards considered sacred and inaccessible, full of unearthly wonders, illuminated at lofty heights by the blaze of precious stones, and inhabited by deities, who sometimes shrouded themselves in the snowstorm and came down on the lower world.
The weather was threatening a change, and a snowstorm on these boundless wastes might prove as fatal as a whirlwind of sand on an Arabian desert.
The vast concourse of people swung their hats and shouted--the windows and housetops in the wide vicinity burst into a snowstorm of waving handkerchiefs, and the wavers of the same mingled their cheers with those of the masses below.
The soul seemed to go out of the cushion Bert was swaying, and the air was full of feathers, like a snowstorm in the still twilight.
And even in the yard it was evident that the snowstorm had become more violent.
We were sadly mistaken; by the time we had gone another half-mile we were in the thick of a bewildering, blinding snowstorm.
The snowstorm, which was the cause of their misfortune, happened in the middle of January, corresponding to our July, and in the latitude of Durham
The fuss and bustle were disturbing; then when the train had started, she could not help listening to the noises; then the snow beating on the left window and sticking to the pane, and the sight of the muffled guard passing by, covered with snow on one side, and the conversations about the terrible snowstorm raging outside, distracted her attention.