Significado de “snow” - en el Diccionario Inglés


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.
Let's go and play in the snow!
A blanket of snow lay on the ground.
Her hair was jet-black, her lips ruby-red and her skin as white as snow.

[ C ] a single fall of snow:

We haven't had many heavy snows this winter.

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uk /snəʊ/ us /snoʊ/

snow verb (WEATHER)

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

It's snowing.
It's starting to snow.
It had snowed overnight and a thick white layer covered the ground.
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.

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(Definición de snow del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

snow en inglés americano

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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.
adjective us /ˈsnoʊ·i/

It was one of the snowiest winters on record.


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.


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(Definición de snow del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

snow en inglés de negocios

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uk /snəʊ/ us
be snowed under

to have more work than you can deal with:

be snowed under with/by sth We have been snowed under with phone calls all day.
One of her major concerns is to ensure that her boss never gets snowed under.

(Definición de snow del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)