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
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snow-capped

[ˈsnəʊˌkæpt] adj (mountain) → incappucciato/a di neve; (peak) → coperto/a di neve
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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.
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