Definition of snowstorm in English:

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snowstorm

Pronunciation: /ˈsnəʊstɔːm/

noun

1A heavy fall of snow, especially with a high wind.
Example sentences
  • 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: a snowstorm of ash began to fall
More example sentences
  • 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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