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Definitions of snow

  1. conceal one's true motives from esp. by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; " He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
  2. English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe ( 1905- 1980)
  3. a narcotic ( alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become addictive
  4. fall as snow; " It was snowing all night"
  5. a layer of snowflakes ( white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
  6. street names for cocaine
  7. 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"
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color ( argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in, flakes.
  11. To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.
  12. To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.
  13. Frozen vapor in the form of white, feathery flakes, or crystals.
  14. To fall in frozen crystals: used impersonally; as, it snows.
  15. To pour out thickly, like falling snow; to obstruct or shut in with masses of snow: with in or up; as, the farm was snowed in for three days.
  16. A crystalline precipitation of frozen aqueous vapor.
  17. Frozen moisture which falls from the atmosphere in light, white flakes.
  18. To fall in snow.
  19. Frozen mist which falls in flakes.
  20. To cover with snow; let fall like snow.
  21. To fall as snow.
  22. Frozen vapor falling through the air; a fall of snow; a snowstorm.
  23. The watery particles in the atmosphere frozen into small white crystalline flakes and falling to the earth.
  24. A vessel equipped with two masts like a brig, and a third small mast abaft the mainmast, carrying a trysail.
  25. The congealed moisture or vapour of the atmosphere, in the form of light white flakes, of very beautiful and perfect forms.
  26. To fall in snow; to scatter like snow.
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Usage examples for snow

  1. Master Godolphin is as cold by now as the snow on which I left him. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  2. And the snow fell, washing the blood away. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster
  3. Man- of- the- Snow- Hill must show us the way. – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. I was too frightened after that to mind the snow; I was almost too frightened to ride. – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  5. As we approached the snow we suffered much at night from cold in our little tent. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  6. It made him uneasy to think it might snow, and he said he had better leave that night. – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  7. Snow had fallen for some hours. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. Our Lady of the Snow. – Legends of the Madonna by Mrs. Jameson
  9. Scarcely had they taken it out when Snow- white came to herself, and told them what had happened. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  10. " Well, my friend," asked she, " where is your snow?" – Stories of Birds by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
  11. " Snow use" he replied. – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  12. It's very cold to- day, and soon it will be winter, with lots of snow and ice! – Daddy Takes Us Skating by Howard R. Garis
  13. Perhaps it was the making herself so cold that did it, but she found herself in the midst of snow, snow, snow! – Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe by Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. There was one day, though"- " Here comes your father," said Mrs. Snow. – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  15. " I should have asked you, Mrs. Snow," said Miss Rose. – Clematis by Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  16. Having failed to discover a trail on the snow- field, they were at a loss to account for the evidence discovered by Sun Bird. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  17. Besides, inside you're snow- white. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  18. And he knew that as she looked out over the snow she would be smiling. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  19. A little to one side of the path something showed snow- like on the ground, and he went toward it. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  20. I must look at the snow a little more. – The Green Satin Gown by Laura E. Richards
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