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A usually temporary loss of vision and inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea, caused by exposure of the eyes to bright sunlight and ultraviolet rays reflected from snow or ice.
snow′-blind′, snow′-blind′ed (-blīn′dĭd) adj.
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the usu. temporary blindness caused by the glare of reflected sunlight on snow.
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