snow blindness Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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snow blindnessnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​temporaryloss of ​sight that is ​caused by the ​brightness of ​lightreflected by ​largeareas of ​snow or ​ice
snow-blind
adjective uk   /ˈsnəʊ.blaɪnd/  us   /ˈsnoʊ-/
Halfway up the ​mountain I ​suddenly went snow-blind.
(Definition of snow blindness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snow blindness”
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪盲(症)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪盲(症)…
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