snow Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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snownoun [C/U]

 us   /snoʊ/

snow noun [C/U] (WEATHER)

water that falls from clouds as soft, white flakes (= thin pieces) of ice when it is cold, or an amount of these flakes: [U] Six inches of snow fell overnight. [C] We have had several snows in the past week.
snowy
adjective  us   /ˈsnoʊ·i/
It was one of the snowiest winters on record.

snowverb

 us   /snoʊ/

snow verb (DECEIVE)

[T] infml to deceive someone with charming, persuasive talk: This guy is very smooth and can snow anybody.

snow verb (WEATHER)

[I] If it snows, snow falls from the sky: It snowed all weekend.
Phrasal verbs
Translations of “snow”
in Arabic ثَلْج…
in Korean 눈…
in Malaysian salji…
in French neige…
in Turkish kar…
in Italian neve…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天氣, 雪, 積雪…
in Russian снег…
in Polish śnieg…
in Vietnamese tuyết…
in Spanish nieve…
in Portuguese neve…
in Thai หิมะ…
in German der Schnee…
in Catalan neu…
in Japanese 雪…
in Indonesian salju…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天气, 雪, 积雪…
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