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
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
Translations
sněžný pluh
sneplov
lumiaura
ralica
除雪車
제설기
snežni plug
snöplog
รถไถกวาดหิมะ
cái ủi tuyết

snowplough

snowplow (US) [ˈsnəʊplaʊ] Nquitanieves m inv

snowplough

[ˈsnəʊplaʊ] snowplow (US) nchasse-neige m invsnow report nbulletin m d'enneigement

snowplough

snowplow (Am) [ˈsnəʊˌplaʊ] nspazzaneve m inv

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
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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.
In countries such as Canada and the US where snow fell heavy and fast during the winter, the snowplough was a very necessary device to keeping the railways moving.
Soon I was sidestepping up a threefoot mound, skiing down and using my newly learned V-shaped snowplough to stop.
BUSY DAY Snowplough on level crossing at Blair Atholl, Perthshire
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.
Our hour zoomed past, but it was enough to hook us in, even if we'd only tried our hand at the snowplough technique for stopping and steering.
Last week we told how the road was so bad that the bin lorry, snowplough and gritter could not reach Arnish at the end of the two-mile stretch that Calum built.
No snowplough was deployed, but authorities said the expressway was gritted four times before 8am.
St Edward's College in Sandfield Park in West Derby has spent pounds 5,000 on a snowplough and gritter.