Definition of snow cannon in English:

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snow cannon


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A machine which makes artificial snow and blows it on to ski slopes.
Example sentences
  • In France, skiers must go as high as possible to get the best conditions but temperatures have allowed snow cannon to top up the lower slopes.
  • There are 500 snow cannon, though none was needed during my stay.
  • The region has an excellent snow record - in case there isn't much snow on the lower slopes, more than 400 snow cannons can create what is needed.
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