snow-capped


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Adj.1.snow-capped - (of mountains) capped with a covering of snow
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snow-capped

[ˈsnəʊkæpt] ADJcubierto de nieve, nevado

snow-capped

[ˈsnəʊˌkæpt] adj (mountain) → incappucciato/a di neve; (peak) → coperto/a 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.
References in classic literature ?
I think that is it over there," and the scientist pointed to a distant snow-capped peak.
It comprises snow-capped and lofty mountains, and dark and gloomy valleys.
They were Spaniards of their age, in whom were tremulous all the mighty exploits of a great nation: their fancies were rich with the glories of America and the green islands of the Caribbean Sea; in their veins was the power that had come from age-long battling with the Moor; they were proud, for they were masters of the world; and they felt in themselves the wide distances, the tawny wastes, the snow-capped mountains of Castile, the sunshine and the blue sky, and the flowering plains of Andalusia.
Sixty or seventy miles away three great snow-capped mountains, placed at the points of a triangle, started out of the level plain.
When we reach the Arctic regions, or snow-capped summits, or absolute deserts, the struggle for life is almost exclusively with the elements.
Hiking the Isle of Skye on a crisp, blue-sky morning surrounded by snow-capped mountains.
Their many photographs of the snow-capped mountain have been posted on social media, along with comments about the beauty of the scene.
In the middle of Jeju, there is a snow-capped cone type of volcano, Mt.
PESHAWAR -- Pakistan Meteorological Department Islamabad (PMD) has warned a high risk of avalanches in Chitral and other snow-capped areas of Hindukush in the wake an earthquake of magnitude 6.
A walking tour of ancient Pano Paphos Enjoy a tour of the snow-capped Visit Petra tou Romiou - Aphrodites' Rock - birthplace, legend has it, of the goddess Discover bustling Limassol, with its old port and castle Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Seven nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation (upgrade hotels available), return flights and transfers *Book by 14 Feb 2018 quoting code JANSH8.
Castle's wintry backdrop Stirling Castle from Bannockburn with snow-capped Stuc a Chroin in the distance.
Visitors will find snow-capped peaks, meadows and forested river valleys.