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Spanish translation of “snow”

snow

noun /snəu/
frozen water vapour that falls to the ground in soft white flakes 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 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. 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 snow-capped peaks. snowdrift noun a bank of snow blown together by the wind There were deep snowdrifts at the side of the road. snowfall noun a fall or shower of snow that settles on the ground There was a heavy snowfall last night. the amount of snow that falls in a certain place 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 A few large snowflakes began to fall from the sky. snowstorm noun a heavy fall of snow especially accompanied by a strong wind The mountain climbers were caught in a snowstorm. snow-white adjective white like snow.
blanco como la nieve
snowed under overwhelmed eg with a great deal of work 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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