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bliz·zard

 (blĭz′ərd)
n.
1.
a. A violent snowstorm with winds blowing at a minimum speed of 35 miles (56 kilometers) per hour and visibility of less than one-quarter mile (400 meters) for three hours.
b. A very heavy snowstorm with high winds.
2. A torrent; a superabundance: a blizzard of phone calls.

[Originally a mid-19th century regional American term (Western United States), perhaps from earlier American regional blizzard, a stunning blow (suggested by blast, blow, bluster, etc.), or perhaps a compound of blizz- (either of imitative origin, or from 18-century American regional (Virginia) blizz, powerful rainstorm (of unknown origin)) + -ard.]

blizzard

(ˈblɪzəd)
n
(Physical Geography) a strong bitterly cold wind accompanied by a widespread heavy snowfall
[C19: of uncertain origin]

bliz•zard

(ˈblɪz ərd)

n.
1.
a. a storm with dry, driving snow, strong winds, and intense cold.
b. a heavy and prolonged snowstorm covering a wide area.
2. an inordinately large amount of something all at one time; avalanche.
[1820–30, Amer.; earlier: violent blow, shot]
bliz′zard•y, bliz′zard•ly, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blizzard - a storm with widespread snowfall accompanied by strong windsblizzard - 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
2.blizzard - a series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences; "a rash of bank robberies"; "a blizzard of lawsuits"
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

blizzard

noun snowstorm, storm, tempest The blizzard has not just affected the Midlands.
Translations
عاصِفَةٌ ثَلْجِيَّةٌعاصِفَة ثَلْجِيَّة عَنِيفَة
vánice
snestorm
lumimyrskymyräkkä
mećava
hóvihar
blindhríî, stórhríî
猛吹雪
심한 눈보라
pūga
sniegavētra
zamiećblizzardnawałnawałaśnieżyca
blizard
snežni vihar
snöstorm
พายุหิมะ
trận bão tuyết

blizzard

[ˈblɪzəd] Nventisca f (fig) [of letters, bills etc] → aluvión m, avalancha f

blizzard

[ˈblɪzərd] nblizzard m, tempête f de neige

blizzard

nSchneesturm m, → Blizzard m; (fig: of products, letters, lawsuits) → Flut f(of von)

blizzard

[ˈblɪzəd] nbufera di neve

blizzard

(ˈblizəd) noun
a blinding storm of wind and snow. Two climbers are missing after yesterday's blizzard.

blizzard

عاصِفَة ثَلْجِيَّة عَنِيفَة vánice snestorm Schneesturm χιονοθύελλα vendaval, ventisca lumimyrsky tempête de neige mećava tempesta di neve 猛吹雪 심한 눈보라 sneeuwstorm snøstorm zamieć nevasca, tempestade de neve метель snöstorm พายุหิมะ kar fırtınası trận bão tuyết 暴风雪
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