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Spanish translation of “snow”

snow

noun /snəu/
frozen water vapour/vapor that falls to the ground in soft white flakes
nieve
We woke up to find snow on the ground We were caught in a heavy snow-shower About 15 centimetres of snow had fallen overnight.
snowy adjective (comparative snowier, superlative snowiest) full of, or producing a lot of, snow
nevoso
The weather has been very snowy recently.
white like snow
blanco como la nieve
the old man’s snowy (white) hair.
snowball noun a ball of snow pressed hard together, especially made by children for throwing, as a game.
bola de nieve
snowboard noun a board on which a person can stand and glide over snow for sport.
snowboard
snow-capped adjective (of mountains etc) having tops which are covered with snow
cubierto de nieve, nevado
snow-capped peaks.
snowdrift noun a bank of snow blown together by the wind
ventisca, ventisquero
There were deep snowdrifts at the side of the road.
snowdrop noun a plant with a white flower that appears in early spring.
Campanilla de Invierno
snowfall noun a fall or shower of snow that settles on the ground
nevada
There was a heavy snowfall last night.
the amount of snow that falls in a certain place
cota de nieve
The snowfall last year was much higher than average.
snowflake noun one of the soft, light flakes composed of groups of crystals, in which snow falls
copo de nieve
A few large snowflakes began to fall from the sky.
snowman noun (plural snowmen) a simple figure of a person that children make from snow
Muñeco de Nieve
The children are building a snowman.
snowstorm noun a heavy fall of snow especially accompanied by a strong wind
tormenta de nieve
The mountain climbers were caught in a snowstorm.
snow-white adjective white like snow.
blanco como la nieve
a snow-white wedding dress.
snowed under overwhelmed eg with a great deal of work
desbordado, sobrecargado
Last week I was absolutely snowed under with work.
(Definition of snow from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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