Translation of snow in Spanish:
noun→ Snow Belt
- 1 1.1 uncountable as pure as the driven snowas white as snowpuro y virginal(before noun) snow showerblanco como la nieveprecipitación (feminine) de nieve [journalese]Example sentences1.2 countable (snowfall)
- He stood up too and they walked out, their boots crunching though the thin layer of slush and snow covering the ground.
- A thin layer of snow had covered the ground and I was freezing.
- The tragic ending is atmospheric, with snow falling on a procession of women carrying red lanterns.
- If they're fully rooted in fall before winter season snows or rains, come spring, they're fully established and ready to grow.
- The retreat began on 19 October, and within three weeks the first snows had fallen.
- The freezing over of rivers and seas along with snows and ice would interfere with transportation more than higher temperatures would.
- 2 uncountable (on TV screen)Example sentences
- The television shows some snow all over the screen, until a blue screen shows ‘play’ on it.
- The television filled with digital snow, casting a pale glow about the darkened room.
- The image was only partially there and most of it was static and white snow from the interference but what he wanted Boswell to see was indeed on the tape.
- (American English) (overwhelm) [slang]don't let them snow you into buying another oneno los dejes convencerte de que tienes que comprar otroExample sentences
- We were snowed in, the snow had stopped just before the top of the windows.
- Last year we were snowed in and it took two days to clear the snow away.
- He was at Bacup during the severe winter of 1947, when trains were snowed up in the Whitworth area.
- He used you people, played on your sympathy and thoroughly snowed you.
- Then he snows her with rapid-fire comments and returns to the ‘you're forgiven’ angle.
- She knew she ought to be furious; he hadn't exactly snowed her, but he'd taken advantage of a faith she didn't put in many people, of the memories of her childhood.
- to be snowed in
- to be snowed off
- I'm snowed under with work
- → snow in
Cultural Note: Snow Belt
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