Definition of Snow

1. Noun. Precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals.

Exact synonyms: Snowfall
Generic synonyms: Downfall, Precipitation
Specialized synonyms: Flurry, Snow Flurry, Whiteout
Terms within: Flake, Snowflake

2. Verb. Fall as snow. "It was snowing all day long "; "It was snowing all night"
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Fall, Precipitate

3. Noun. A layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground.
Substance meronyms: Snowball
Generic synonyms: Layer
Terms within: Flake, Snowflake
Specialized synonyms: Corn Snow, Crud
Derivative terms: Snowy, Snowy

4. Verb. Conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end. "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"

5. Noun. English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980).

6. Noun. Street names for cocaine.
Exact synonyms: Blow, C, Coke, Nose Candy
Generic synonyms: Cocain, Cocaine

Definition of Snow

1. n. A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.

2. n. Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms.

3. v. i. To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.

4. v. t. To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.

Definition of Snow

1. Noun. The frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation. ¹

2. Noun. Any similar frozen form of a gas or liquid ¹

3. Noun. A shade of the color white. ¹

4. Noun. The area of frequency on a television which has no programmes broadcast in analogue sets, the image is created by the Electrical noise. ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable slang) Cocaine. ¹

6. Noun. A snowfall; a blanket of frozen, crystalline water. ¹

7. Verb. (impersonal) To have snow fall from the sky. ¹

8. Verb. (colloquial) To hoodwink someone, especially by presenting confusing information. ¹

9. Verb. (poker) To bluff in draw poker by refusing to draw any cards ¹

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Definition of Snow

1. to fall as snow (precipitation in the form of ice crystals) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Snow

1. 1. Watery particles congealed into white or transparent crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth, exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect forms. Snow is often used to form compounds, most of which are of obvious meaning; as, snow-capped, snow-clad, snow-cold, snow-crowned, snow-crust, snow-fed, snow-haired, snowlike, snow-mantled, snow-nodding, snow-wrought, and the like. 2. Something white like snow, as the white colour (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes. "The field of snow with eagle of black therein." (Chaucer) Red snow. See Red. Snow bunting. A small black leaping poduran (Achorutes nivicola) often found in winter on the snow in vast numbers. Snow flood, a flood from melted snow. Snow flower, a fleshy parasitic herb (Sarcodes sanguinea) growing in the coniferous forests of California. It is all of a bright red colour, and is fabled to grow from the snow, through which it sometimes shoots up. Origin: OE. Snow, snaw, AS. Snaw; akin to D. Sneeuw, OS. & OHG. Sneo, G. Schnee, Icel. Snaer, snjor, snajar, Sw. Sno, Dan. Snee, Goth. Snaiws, Lith. Snegas, Russ. Snieg', Ir. & Gael. Sneachd, W. Nyf, L. Nix, nivis, Gr. Acc. Nifa, also AS. Sniwan to snow, G. Schneien, OHG. Sniwan, Lith. Snigti, L. Ningit it snows, Gr. Nifei, Zend snizh to snow; cf. Skr. Snih to be wet or sticky. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Snow

snout beetle
snout beetles
snout moth
snout moths
snout reflex
snow (current term)

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