see also: Snow
  • (British) enPR: snō, IPA: /snəʊ/, [snəʊ̯]
  • (America) enPR: snō, IPA: /snoʊ/, [snoʊ̯]


  1. (uncountable) The frozen, crystalline state of water that falls as precipitation.
    • 1928, A. A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner,
      The wind had dropped, and the snow, tired of rushing around in circles trying to catch itself up, now fluttered gently down until it found a place on which to rest.''
  2. (uncountable) Any similar frozen form of a gas or liquid.
    • 2008, Neal Asher, "Alien Archaeology"
      Clad in a coldsuit Jael trudged through a thin layer of CO2 snow ...
  3. (countable) A snowfall; a blanket of frozen, crystalline water.
    We have had several heavy snows this year.
  4. (uncountable) A shade of the color white.
  5. (uncountable) The moving pattern of random dots displayed on a television, etc., when no transmission signal is being received.
    Synonyms: shash
  6. (uncountable, slang) Cocaine.
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snow (snows, present participle snowing; past snowed, past participle snowed)

  1. (impersonal) To have snow#Noun|snow fall from the sky.
    It is snowing.
    It started to snow.
  2. (colloquial) To hoodwink someone, especially by presenting confusing information.
  3. (poker) To bluff in draw poker by refusing to draw any cards.
Translations Translations
  • Russian: обманывать

snow (plural snows)

  1. (nautical) A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a large trysail is hoisted.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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