Definition of snowfall in English:


Line breaks: snow|fall
Pronunciation: /ˈsnəʊfɔːl


  • 1A fall of snow: heavy snowfalls made travel absolutely impossible
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    • Like rain storms and snowfalls, we have no control over anything that nature has given to us.
    • However, this negative correlation may be due to an association between precipitation and damaging snowfalls or ice storms.
    • Meanwhile emergency services were bracing themselves for more heavy snowfalls.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The quantity of snow falling within a given area in a given time: the average snowfall is 7.5 m a year
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    • The area's average annual snowfall of almost 500 inches promises soft landings, too.
    • Standing residue in the field helps capture valuable moisture from this year's above average snowfall.
    • The average winter temperature is minus 7 degrees with an average annual snowfall of 74 inches.

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