snow

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[Snow]

English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905 1980)

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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.

Noun
street names for cocaine

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

Noun
precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

Noun
a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

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"

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Verb
fall as snow; "It was snowing all night"


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.

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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.

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Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.

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

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


Snow

Snow , n. [LG. snaue, or D. snaauw, from LG. snau a snout, a beak.] (Naut.) 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.

Snow

Snow, n. [OE. snow, snaw, AS. sn'bew; akin to D. sneeuw, OS. & OHG. sn&emac;o, G. schnee, Icel. sn&ae;r, snj&omac;r, snaj'ber, Sw. sn'94, Dan. snee, Goth. snaiws, Lith. sn'89gas, Russ. snieg', Ir. & Gael. sneachd, W. nyf, L. nix, nivis, Gr. acc. ni`fa, also AS. sn'c6wan to snow, G. schneien, OHG. sn'c6wan, Lith. snigti, L. ningit it snows, Gr. ni`fei, Zend snizh to snow; cf. Skr. snih to be wet or sticky. &root;172.] 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. &hand; 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. Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.
The field of snow with eagle of black therein.
Red snow. See under Red. Snow bunting. (Zo'94l.) See Snowbird, 1. -- Snow cock (Zo'94l.), the snow pheasant. -- Snow flea (Zo'94l.), 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 (Bot.), the fringe tree. -- Snow fly, ∨ Snow insect (Zo'94l.), any one of several species of neuropterous insects of the genus Boreus. The male has rudimentary wings; the female is wingless. These insects sometimes appear creeping and leaping on the snow in great numbers. -- Snow gnat (Zo'94l.), any wingless dipterous insect of the genus Chionea found running on snow in winter. -- Snow goose (Zo'94l.), any one of several species of arctic geese of the genus Chen. The common snow goose (Chen hyperborea), common in the Western United States in winter, is white, with the tips of the wings black and legs and bill red. Called also white brant, wavey, and Texas goose. The blue, or blue-winged, snow goose (C. c'd2rulescens) is varied with grayish brown and bluish gray, with the wing quills black and the head and upper part of the neck white. Called also white head, white-headed goose, and bald brant. -- Snow leopard (Zool.), the ounce. -- Snow line, lowest limit of perpetual snow. In the Alps this is at an altitude of 9,000 feet, in the Andes, at the equator, 16,000 feet. -- Snow mouse (Zo'94l.), a European vole (Arvicola nivalis) which inhabits the Alps and other high mountains. -- Snow pheasant (Zo'94l.), any one of several species of large, handsome gallinaceous birds of the genus Tetraogallus, native of the lofty mountains of Asia. The Himalayn snow pheasant (T.Himalayensis) in the best-known species. Called also snow cock, and snow chukor. -- Snow partridge. (Zo'94l.) See under Partridge. -- Snow pigeon (Zo'94l.), a pigeon (Columba leuconota) native of the Himalaya mountains. Its back, neck, and rump are white, the top of the head and the ear coverts are black. -- Snow plant (Bot.), a fleshy parasitic herb (Sarcodes sanguinea) growing in the coniferous forests of California. It is all of a bright red color, and is fabled to grow from the snow, through which it sometimes shoots up.

Snow

Snow , v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Snowing.] To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.

Snow

Snow, v. t. To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow. Donne. Shak.

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.

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.

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

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

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Usage Examples

Earth teach me to forget myself as melted snow forgets its life. Earth teach me resignation as the leaves which die in the fall. Earth teach me courage as the tree which stands all alone. Earth teach me regeneration as the seed which rises in the spring.

My attitude about Hollywood is that I wouldn't walk across the street to pull one of those executives out of the snow if he was bleeding to death. Not unless I was paid for it. None of them ever did me any favors.

Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.

It was, you know, probably 80 degrees out in L.A., and my dad took me outside and there was snow. At the time, I thought, 'Every kid doesn't have snow in their backyard on Christmas?'

Genius is an African who dreams up snow.

Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.

I know my family and I would always go up to the mountains just for fun. We always skied. Then, all of a sudden, my brother started snow boarding. Older brother thing, I had to do what he was doing. So I started snow boarding.

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.

Misspelled Form

snow, asnow, wsnow, esnow, dsnow, xsnow, zsnow, anow, wnow, enow, dnow, xnow, znow, sanow, swnow, senow, sdnow, sxnow, sznow, sbnow, shnow, sjnow, smnow, s now, sbow, show, sjow, smow, s ow, snbow, snhow, snjow, snmow, sn ow, sniow, sn9ow, sn0ow, snpow, snlow, sniw, sn9w, sn0w, snpw, snlw, snoiw, sno9w, sno0w, snopw, snolw, snoqw, sno2w, sno3w, snoew, snoaw, snosw, snoq, sno2, sno3, snoe, snoa, snos, snowq, snow2, snow3, snowe, snowa, snows.

Other Usage Examples

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.

And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.

This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water.

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.

Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'.

I remember wishing there was snow in L.A. And how jealous we used to get of those Christmas specials with kids playing in the snow.

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