snowplough


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snowplough

(ˈsnəʊˌplaʊ) or

snowplow

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) an implement or vehicle for clearing away snow
2. (Skiing) skiing a technique of turning the points of the skis inwards to turn or stop
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snowplough - a vehicle used to push snow from roadssnowplough - a vehicle used to push snow from roads
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
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Translations
sněžný pluh
sneplov
lumiaura
ralica
除雪車
제설기
snežni plug
snöplog
รถไถกวาดหิมะ
cái ủi tuyết

snowplough

snowplow (US) [ˈsnəʊplaʊ] Nquitanieves m inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

snowplough

[ˈsnəʊplaʊ] snowplow (US) nchasse-neige m invsnow report nbulletin m d'enneigement
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

snowplough

snowplow (Am) [ˈsnəʊˌplaʊ] nspazzaneve m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

snowplough

مِحْرَاثِ الْثَلْج sněžný pluh sneplov Schneepflug εκχιονιστικό μηχάνημα quitanieves lumiaura chasse-neige ralica spazzaneve 除雪車 제설기 sneeuwploeg snøplog pług śnieżny máquina limpa-neve снегоуборочная машина snöplog รถไถกวาดหิมะ kar temizleme aracı cái ủi tuyết 扫雪机
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
"Snowplough parenting" is very of the moment - that's mums and dads who clear any obstacle from their child's path, shielding them from any difficulty or disappointment.
At first, being a snowplough parent may not set off any alarm bells - in fact, some of the characteristics may seem like pretty standard parenting behaviour.
Darkly funny thriller starring Liam Neeson as a snowplough driver in a Rocky Mountains resort, on a quest for bloody revenge after his son's murder.
Snowplough clears a path at the Tan Hill Inn north yorkshire
To keep the roads passable, roadmen had to snowplough nearly 16,000 kilometres of roads across the region.
Strachan also said he performed a funky chicken dance to try to regain his balance after failing to master the snowplough, a braking technique taught to beginners.
DOT G NUTTALL: My husband cleared all the snow from our drive and footpath then the snowplough went past and threw it all back again.
SNOW DAY Sky Movies Greats 4.20PM Snarling snowplough driver Chris Elliott is targeted by schoolkids (below) hoping to prolong the winter-wonderland holidays.
Soon we're ready to move on to the most trusty of ski manoeuvres - the humble snowplough, where you point your skis into a V-shape, bend your knees and bring your weight forwards.
I am particularly taken with the Madeleine run on Solaise, a designated "slow skiing zone" where time (not to mention hordes of daredevil skiers) seems to slip away as I glide past the cordon and practise my snowplough to my heart's content.
Attempts to clear it with a snowplough left banks of snow and ice more than 12 feet tall on either side of the narrow road and it was considered too dangerous to leave the road open for drivers.