Complete Definition of "snow"

See|SNOW
English
Image:DSCN4458.jpg|thumb|right|250 px|Snow-covered road.

Etymology
Old English snāw; cognates include Dutch sneeuw and Avestan shno.

Pronunciation
AHD|snō, IPA|/snəʊ/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
audio|en-us-snow.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun|s|-

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

#* 1928: w:A._A._Milne|A. A. Milne, w:The_House_at_Pooh_Corner|The House at Pooh Corner
#*: ...the wind had dropped, and the snow, tired of rushing around in circles trying to catch itself up, now fluttered gently down until it found a place on which to rest, and sometimes the place was Pooh's nose and sometimes it wasn't...

  1. uncountable A shade of the color white.

#: <table><tr><td>snow colour: &nbsp;</td><td bgcolor"#F9F5E6?" width"80">&nbsp; </td></tr></table>

  1. uncountable Random electrical noise in a television picture.
  2. uncountable slang cocaine|Cocaine.
  3. countable A snowfall; a blanket of frozen water.

#: We have had several heavy snows this year.

Derived terms
rel-top4|terms derived from snow
acid snow
apple snow
artificial snow
as pure as the driven snow, pure as the driven snow
as white as snow, white as snow
besnow
blowing snow
carbon dioxide snow
carbon dioxide snow cleaning
coco snow
cooking snow
corn snow
deadman snow anchor
drifting snow
driven snow
dry snow
evening-snow
firn snow
Florida snow
frost snow
glory-of-the-snow
granular snow
green snow
Hawaiian snow
lake-effect snow
laser snow
marine snow
mountain snow
new snow
old snow
onion snow
packing snow
pink snow
powder snow
red snow
sand snow
Sno-cat
Snomobile, snowmobile
SNOTEL
snow ablation
snow accumulation
snow advisory
snow algae
snow angel
snow-apple
snowball
snowbank
snow banner
w:Snowbasin|Snowbasin
snow bear
snowbell
snow-belt, Snowbelt
snowberry
snowbiking
snow bird, snowbird
snowblade
snowblader
snowblading
snow-blanket
snow-blind, snowblind
snow blindness, snowblindness
snow-blink, snowblink
snow-blossom
snowblow
snowblower
snow board
snowboard
snowboarder
snowboarding
w:The Snow Bogatyr (opera)|The Snow Bogatyr
SnowBMX?
snowboot
snowbound
snowbow
Snow Bowl
snow box
snow brake
snowbreak
snow bridge
snow-broo, snow-bru
rel-mid4
snow-broth
snowbrush
snow-bucking
snow bunny
snow bunting
snowburn
snow bush, snowbush
snow-camel
snow cannon
snowcap, snowcap
snow-capped, snow-capt
snow castle
snowcat
snow catch
snow cave
Snowcem, snowcem
snow chain
snow chukor
snow-clad
snow cleaning
snow climate
snowclone
snow cloud
snow cock, snowcock
snow coke
snow-cold
snow concrete
snow cone
snow conjunctivitis
snow course
snow cover
snow-covered
snow crab
snow-craft
snow cream
w:Snow Creek Falls|Snow Creek Falls
snow creep, snowcreep
w:Snowcrest|Snowcrest
snowcrete
snow-cripple
snow-crowned
snow cruiser
snow-cruising
snow crust
snow crystal
snow day
snowdeck
snowdeep
snow density
snow depth
snow devil
snowdrift
snowdrop
snow-dropper
snow-dropping
snow ear, snow ear fungus
snow-eater
snow emergency
snow-eyes
snowfall
snow-fed
snow fence
snow fencing
snowfield
snow finch, snow-finch
snow-fire
snow-fish
snowflake
snow flea
snow fleck, snow-fleck, snowfleck, snowflick
snow-flight, snowflight
snow flood
snow flower, snowflower
snow fluke
snow flurry
snow fly
snow-foot
snow forest climate
snow fort<!--see Wikipedia article-->
snow-fowl
snow fungus
snow garland
snow-gatherer
rel-mid4
snow gauge
snow-gem
snow-generating level
snow geyser
snow globe
snow glory
snow gnat
snow-goggles
snow golf
snow goose
snow grains
snow grass
snow grave
snow groomer
snow-grouse
snow guard
snow gum
snow gun
snow-hammer
snow hedge
snow-hen
w:Snow Hill|Snow Hill
snow-hole
snowhouse
snow-ice
<!--"snowily" and "snowiness" are derived from "snowy" and are listed there-->
snow-in-harvest
snow insect
snow-in-summer
snowish
w:Snow Island|Snow Island
snow job<!--noun-->
snowkiting
w:Snow Lake|Snow Lake
snow-lark
snow leopard
snowless
snow level
snow-like, snowlike
snow lily
snow-limit
snow line, snowline
snow load
snow lotus
snow machine, snowmachine
w:The Snow Maiden|The Snow Maiden
snow-maker, snowmaker
snow-making, snowmaking
snowman
snow management
snowmanship<!--modelled on "showmanship"-->
snow mat
snow-melt, snowmelt
snow-merchant
snow metamorphism
snow mist
<!--"snowmobile" listed above alongside "Snomobile"-->
snow mold, snow mould
snow monkey
SnowMoto?
snow mound
w:Snow Mountain|Snow Mountain
snow mouse
snow mushroom
snow-on-the-mountain
snow orchid
snow-owl
snowpack
snow pallets
snow-panther
snow partridge
snow patch
snow pea
snow pear
snow pellets
snowperson
snow petrel
snow pheasant
snow pigeon
snow pile
snow pillow
snow plane
snow plant
snow plod
snow plough, snow-plough, snowplough, snowplow
rel-mid4
snow plume
snow pudding
snow puff mushroom
snow quail
snowquake
snow quality
Snow Queen
snow queen
snow-raking
snow report
snowrider
snow ring
snow ripple
snow roller
snow rose
snow sample
snow sampler
snow scale
snowscape
snow scene
snow scooter
snow sculpture
snow seals
snow shed, snowshed
snow sheep
snow-sheet
w:Snowshill|Snowshill
snow shoe, snow-shoe, snowshoe
snow shower
snowskating
snow-skiing
snow sky
snow-sleep
snowslide
snow-slip, snowslip
snow smoke
snow-snake, snow-snakes
snow-sparrow
snow-sports
snowspout
snow squall, snowsquall
snow stage
snow stake
snowstalker
snow-stone
snowstorm
snowsuit
snowsurfing
snow survey
SNOWTAM
snow-tan
snow-thrower
snow thunderstorm
snow-time
snow tire, snow tyre
w:Snowtown|Snowtown
snow trails
snow train
snow tremor
snow trillium
w:Snowtrooper|Snowtrooper
snow tube
snow tubing
w:Snowville|Snowville
snow water, snow-water
snow weasel
snow-white
snow-wolf
snowwoman
snow-worm
snow-wreath
snowy
<!--Terms derived from "snowy" are listed on the page for that word-->
spring snow
sugar on snow
sugar on snow, sugar-on-snow
tapioca snow
thundersnow
visual snow
watermelon snow
water snow
wet snow
wild snow
yellow snow
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Translations
trans-top|precipitation
Albanian: borë f
Aleut: qaniigix
Arabic: Arab|ثلج unicode|(θalj) m
Basque: elur
Bulgarian: сняг (snjag) m
Catalan: neu f
Chinese: 雪 (xuě)
Croatian: snijeg m
Czech: sníh m
Danish: sne c
Dutch: sneeuw m
Estonian: lumi
Esperanto: neĝo
Finnish: lumi
French: neige f
German: Schnee m :de:Schnee|(de)
Greek: χιόνι (khióni) n
Hebrew: שלג|שֶׁלֶג (sheleg) m
Hungarian: hó
Icelandic: snjór m
Indonesian: salju
Inuktitut: ᐊᐳᑦ
Irish: sneachta m
Italian: neve f
trans-mid
Japanese: 雪 (ゆき, yuki)
Korean: 눈 (nun)
Kurdish: KUchar|به‌فر
Latin: nix f
Latvian: sniegs m
Lithuanian: sniegas m
Malayalam: ഹിമം
Navajo: zas
Norwegian: snø
Persian: FAchar|برف (bærf)
Polish: śnieg m
Portuguese: neve f
Romanian: zăpadă f, nea f, omăt n
Russian: снег (sneg) m
Scottish Gaelic: sneachda m
Slovak: sneh m
Slovene: sneg m
Spanish: nieve f
Swahili: theluji (noun 9/10)
Swedish: snö c
Tamazight: ⴰⴷⴼⴻⵍ (adfel) m
Telugu: మంచు (maMchu)
Turkish: kar
Welsh: eira
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trans-top|colour
Czech: sněhobílý m, sněhobílá f, sněhobílé n
Dutch: sneeuwwit n
Estonian: lumivalge
Finnish: lumenvalkoinen
German: schneeweiß
trans-mid
Hungarian: hófehér
Korean: 설백 (雪白, seolbaek)
Latin: nivalis, niveus m, nivea f, niveum n
Polish: śnieżnobiały m, śnieżnobiała f, śnieżnobiałe n
Slovene: snežnobela f
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trans-top|TV noise
Catalan: neu f
Danish: sne c
Dutch: sneeuw m
Finnish: lumisade
German: Schnee m, Grieß m
trans-mid
Icelandic: snjór m
Italian: effetto neve m
Korean: 스노우화면 (스노우畵面, seunouhwamyeon)
Norwegian: snø
Persian: FAchar|برفک (bærfæk')
Russian: снег (sneg) m
Swedish: myrornas krig
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trans-top|cocaine
Catalan: neu
German: Schnee m
Italian: neve m
Korean: 코카인 (kokain)
trans-mid
Russian: кока (kóka) f, снег (sneg) m
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trans-top|collective precipitation
Danish: snefald n
Dutch: sneeuwval m
Finnish: lumisade
German: Schneefall m
Icelandic: snjókoma f
trans-mid
Italian: nevicata f
Korean: 강설 (降雪, gangseol)
Norway: snøfall n
Russian: снегопад (snegopád) m
Swedish: snö
Welsh: eira
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Breton: erc'h m (1)
ttbc|Chinese: 雪 (xuě)
ttbc|Frisian: snie
ttbc|Inuktitut: ᐊᐳ (apu) or ᐊᐳᑦ (aput) (1)<!-- script needs to be checked -->
ttbc|Ido: nivo
ttbc|Occitan: nèu f
ttbc|Old English: snáw m, snáwa m
ttbc|Thai: Thai|หิมะ (hema)
ttbc|Tibetan: གངས་ (gangs) (1)

Verb
en-verb|snows|snowing|snowed|snowed or snown

  1. italbrac|used only in the infinitive and the third-person singular with it Said of the weather when snow is falling.

#: It is snowing.
#: It started to snow.

  1. colloquial To hoodwink someone, especially by presenting confusing information.
  2. poker To bluff in draw poker by refusing to draw any cards

Derived terms
oversnow
snowed pos_a
snow in
snowing pos_n
snow out
snow under
snow up

Translations
trans-top|said of the weather when snow is falling
Breton: ober erc'h
Chinese: 下雪 (xià xuě)
Czech: sněžit
Danish: sne
Dutch: sneeuwen
Finnish: sataa lunta
French: neiger
Frisian: snije
German: schneien
Greek: χιονίζω (chionízo)
Icelandic: snjóa
Japanese: 雪が降る (yuki ga furu)
trans-mid
Korean: 눈이 오다 (nun-i oda), 눈이 내리다 (nun-i naerida)
Italian: nevicare
Latvian: snigt
Norwegian: snø
Old English: sníwan
Portuguese: nevar
Romanian: a ninge
Russian: снежить (snežít’)
Slovak: snežiť
Slovene: snežiti
Spanish: nevar
Swedish: snöa
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trans-top|to confuse
Finnish: huiputtaa, puliveivata colloquial, huijata
trans-mid
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References

cite book
| title = Super/System: A course in power poker
| author = Doyle Brunson|Brunson, Doyle
| publisher = B&G Publishing Company
| year = 1978

See also
top2
avalanche
blizzard
Cascade concrete
chionodoxa
corn
firn
freezing rain
frost
graupel
hail
igloo
nieve penitente
mid2
nival
niveous
penitentes
quinzee, quinzhee
rain
sastruga, sastrugi, zastruga, zastrugi
skiing
sleet
slush
snizzle
yukigassen
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

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Category:Impersonal verbs
Category:Weather
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