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snow

snow

 
 
pronunciation:
sno
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a frozen form of precipitation that falls as ice crystals formed into flakes.
definition 2: a layer of such flakes.
the snow on the roof
 
definition 3: a storm during which such flakes fall; snowstorm.
definition 4: anything that resembles a layer of such flakes in texture or appearance.
definition 5: (slang) heroin or cocaine.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: snowed, snowing, snows
definition: to fall as snow.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cover, close, or obstruct with snow (usu. fol. by in, under, or over).
The blizzard snowed them in for two days.
definition 2: (slang) to deceive or persuade with insincere talk, esp. flattery.
Word Builder: snow +
  • snowball:
    a ball made of snow.
  • snowfall:
    the amount of snow that falls.
  • snowman:
    large balls of snow made to look like a person.
  • snowstorm:
    a storm in which a lot of snow falls.
  • snowy:
    full of snow.
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