Definition of snow line in English:

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snow line

Pronunciation: /ˈsnəʊ ˌlʌɪn/


The altitude in a particular place above which some snow remains on the ground throughout the year.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, Barrera was above the snowline in Big Bear Mountain.
  • Clashes have continued for the past two weeks, seeing the rebels dug into fortified positions in Tanusevci, high above the snowline.
  • The melting in such tongues below the snowline is balanced by the downward flow of ice from above the snowline.

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