- Snow means particles of frozen water vapor, a mass of this substance or something that resembles this substance, or is slang for cocaine or heroin.
- An example of snow is the white fluff that falls from the sky during the winter in New York.
- An example of snow is are the spots on a television screen when the transmission signal is not strong.
- Snow is defined as to shower, fall or cover with a frozen water vapor substance from the sky, or to say or do something to deceive someone.
- An example of snow is for this substance to come down from the sky on Christmas.
- An example of snow is for someone who is interviewing for a job to tell the interviewer about experience which they don't have.
snow definition by Webster's New World
- particles of water vapor which when frozen in the upper air fall to earth as soft, white, crystalline flakes
- a falling of snow
- snowy weather
- a mass or accumulation of fallen snow
- Old Poet. whiteness
- something like snow in whiteness, texture, etc.
- ☆ fluctuating spots appearing on a television screen as a result of a weak signal, shot effect, etc.
- ☆ Slang cocaine or heroin
Origin: Middle English ; from Old English snaw, akin to German schnee ; from Indo-European base an unverified form sneigwh-, to snow, an unverified form snoigwhos, snow from source Old Irish snechta, Russian snieg, Classical Latin nix (gen. nivis)
Origin: ME snowen < OE sniwian
- to shower or let fall as or like snow
- ☆ to cover, obstruct, etc. with or as with snow: usually with in, up, under, etc.
- ☆ Slang to deceive, mislead, or win over by glib talk, flattery, etc.
snow definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Frozen precipitation in the form of white or translucent hexagonal ice crystals that fall in soft, white flakes.
- A falling of snow; a snowstorm.
- Something resembling snow, as:a. The white specks on a television screen resulting from weak reception.b. Slang Cocaine.c. Slang Heroin.
- To cover, shut off, or close off with snow: We were snowed in.
- Slang To overwhelm with insincere talk, especially with flattery.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English snāw; see sneigwh- in Indo-European roots.
, C(harles) P(ercy). Baron Snow of Leicester. 1905-1980.
snow - Ologies & -Isms Definition
snow - Computer Definition
The flickering snow-like spots on a video screen caused by display electronics that are too slow to respond to changing data.
snow - Phrases/Idioms
- to weigh down or overwhelm with work, etc.
- to defeat decisively
snow - Science Definition