Definition of snowstorm in English:


Syllabification: snow·storm
Pronunciation: /ˈsnōˌstôrm


  • 1A heavy fall of snow, especially with a high wind.
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    • If the temperature rises during or after a snowstorm, it means heavier, wetter snow will be deposited on a less-stable powder base, increasing the risk of a slide.
    • Heavy rain, snowstorms and tornadoes make holiday travel extremely difficult for some travelers tonight.
    • In early May an unusually heavy snowstorm deposited record snowfall.
  • 1.1A shower or large quantity of something: it swam away in a flurry of wings and flippers, raising a snowstorm of foam
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    • It is every air traffic controller's nightmare when a snowstorm of blips shows up on the radar screen.
    • When the wind kicks up, I feel as if I'm standing in a snowstorm of pods and pollen.
    • But the two fires converged and saturated the compound in what one resident described as ‘a snowstorm of smoke.’

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