Definition of Lawine
1. lauwine [n -S] - See also: lauwine
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lawine
Literary usage of Lawine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Our Life in the Swiss Highlands by John Addington Symonds, Margaret Symonds (1907)
"Streams are bridged over and converted into temporary lakes by the damming up of water. A species of the Schlag-lawine may be distinguished, ..."
2. The Eastern Alps Including the Bavarian Highlands, Tyrol, Salzburg, Upper by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1907)
"The Staub-lawine ('dust-avalanche') is formed of loose, fresh- fallen snow ; the, Grund-lawine, which occurs in spring, is more compact and consequently ..."
3. A Handbook for Travellers in Switzerland, and The Alps of Savoy and Piedmont by John Murray (Firm) (1867)
"Men or cattle overwhelmed by the staub-lawine can extricate themselves by their own ... In the case of the grund- lawine, the sufferers arc usually either ..."