Translation of "snow" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /snəʊ/ us /snoʊ/

snow noun (WEATHER)

A1 [ U ] the small, soft, white pieces of ice that sometimes fall from the sky when it is cold, or the white layer on the ground and other surfaces that it forms

Outside the snow began to fall. 外面開始下雪了。
Let's go and play in the snow! 我們一起去玩雪吧!
A blanket of snow lay on the ground. 地上積著厚厚的一層雪。
Her hair was jet-black, her lips ruby-red and her skin as white as snow. 她頭髮烏黑,嘴唇紅潤如寶石,肌膚潔白如雪。

[ C ] a single fall of snow

We haven't had many heavy snows this winter. 今年冬天我們這裡沒下過幾場大雪。

More examples

  • The snow came down during the night.
  • By morning there was a light covering of snow.
  • Many villages have been cut off by the heavy snow.
  • There was a dusting of snow on the lawn.
  • Snow had been falling steadily all day.

snow noun (DRUG)

[ U ] slang →  cocaine



uk /snəʊ/ us /snoʊ/

snow verb (WEATHER)

A2 [ I ] If it snows, snow falls from the sky.

It's snowing. 下雪了。
It's starting to snow. 開始下雪了。
It had snowed overnight and a thick white layer covered the ground. 一整個晚上都在下雪,地上積了厚厚的一層。
be snowed in

C2 to be unable to travel away from a place because of very heavy snow

We were snowed in for four days last winter. 去年冬天,我們被雪困了四天。

More examples

  • It had snowed heavily during the night and in the morning the garden was a white fairyland.
  • Do you think it will snow this Christmas?
  • I love it when it snows.
  • It very rarely snows in October.
  • It snowed heavily all day.

snow verb (TRICK)

[ T ] US informal to deceive or trick someone by talking a lot or by giving them a lot of information

It felt like she was snowing us with statistics. 她總是用眾多的統計資料來矇騙老闆們。

(Translation of “snow” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)