Definition of snowfall in English:

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snowfall

Pronunciation: /ˈsnōˌfôl/

noun

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.
1.1The quantity of snow falling within a given area in a given time: winters with above-average snowfall
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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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Syllabification: snow·fall

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