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Meaning of SNOW

Pronunciation:  snow, snow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become addictive
  2. [n]  English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)
  3. [n]  precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
  4. [n]  a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
  5. [v]  conceal one's true motives from esp. by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
  6. [v]  fall as snow; "It was snowing all night"

SNOW is a 4 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: bamboozle, Baron Snow of Leicester, C, C. P. Snow, Charles Percy Snow, cocain, cocaine, coke, hoodwink, lead by the nose, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes, snowfall
 See Also: author, betray, coca, come down, corn snow, crack, crud, deceive, downfall, fall, flake, flake, flurry, hard drug, layer, lead astray, precipitate, precipitation, snow flurry, snowball, snowflake, snowflake, whiteout, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Snow\, n. [LG. snaue, or D. snaauw, from LG. snau a snout,
    a beak.] (Naut.)
    A square-rigged vessel, differing from a brig only in that
    she has a trysail mast close abaft the mainmast, on which a
    large trysail is hoisted.
  2. \Snow\, n. [OE. snow, snaw, AS. sn[=a]w; akin to D. sneeuw,
    OS. & OHG. sn[=e]o, G. schnee, Icel. sn[ae]r, snj[=o]r,
    snaj[=a]r, Sw. sn["o], Dan. snee, Goth. snaiws, Lith.
    sn["e]gas, Russ. snieg', Ir. & Gael. sneachd, W. nyf, L. nix,
    nivis, Gr. acc. ni`fa, also AS. sn[=i]wan to snow, G.
    schneien, OHG. sn[=i]wan, Lith. snigti, L. ningit it snows,
    Gr. ni`fei, Zend snizh to snow; cf. Skr. snih to be wet or
    sticky. [root]172.]
    1. Watery particles congealed into white or transparent
       crystals or flakes in the air, and falling to the earth,
       exhibiting a great variety of very beautiful and perfect
    Note: Snow is often used to form compounds, most of which are
          of obvious meaning; as, snow-capped, snow-clad,
          snow-cold, snow-crowned, snow-crust, snow-fed,
          snow-haired, snowlike, snow-mantled, snow-nodding,
          snow-wrought, and the like.
    2. Fig.: Something white like snow, as the white color
       (argent) in heraldry; something which falls in, or as in,
             The field of snow with eagle of black therein.
    {Red snow}. See under {Red}.
    {Snow bunting}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Snowbird}, 1.
    {Snow cock} (Zo["o]l.), the snow pheasant.
    {Snow flea} (Zo["o]l.), a small black leaping poduran
       ({Achorutes nivicola}) often found in winter on the snow
       in vast numbers.
    {Snow flood}, a flood from melted snow.
    {Snow flower} (Bot.), the fringe tree.
    {Snow fly}, or {Snow insect} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several
       species of neuropterous insects of the genus {Boreus}. The
       male has rudimentary wings; the female is wingless. These
       insects sometimes appear creeping and leaping on the snow
       in great numbers.
    {Snow gnat} (Zo["o]l.), any wingless dipterous insect of the
       genus {Chionea} found running on snow in winter.
    {Snow goose} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of arctic
       geese of the genus {Chen}. The common snow goose ({Chen
       hyperborea}), common in the Western United States in
       winter, is white, with the tips of the wings black and
       legs and bill red. Called also {white brant}, {wavey}, and
       {Texas goose}. The blue, or blue-winged, snow goose ({C.
       c[oe]rulescens}) is varied with grayish brown and bluish
       gray, with the wing quills black and the head and upper
       part of the neck white. Called also {white head},
       {white-headed goose}, and {bald brant}.
    {Snow leopard} (Zool.), the ounce.
    {Snow line}, lowest limit of perpetual snow. In the Alps this
       is at an altitude of 9,000 feet, in the Andes, at the
       equator, 16,000 feet.
    {Snow mouse} (Zo["o]l.), a European vole ({Arvicola nivalis})
       which inhabits the Alps and other high mountains.
    {Snow pheasant} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
       large, handsome gallinaceous birds of the genus
       {Tetraogallus}, native of the lofty mountains of Asia. The
       Himalayn snow pheasant ({T. Himalayensis}) in the
       best-known species. Called also {snow cock}, and {snow
    {Snow partridge}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Partridge}.
    {Snow pigeon} (Zo["o]l.), a pigeon ({Columba leuconota})
       native of the Himalaya mountains. Its back, neck, and rump
       are white, the top of the head and the ear coverts are
    {Snow plant} (Bot.), a fleshy parasitic herb ({Sarcodes
       sanguinea}) growing in the coniferous forests of
       California. It is all of a bright red color, and is fabled
       to grow from the snow, through which it sometimes shoots
  3. \Snow\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snowed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To fall in or as snow; -- chiefly used impersonally; as, it
    snows; it snowed yesterday.
  4. \Snow\, v. t.
    To scatter like snow; to cover with, or as with, snow.
    --Donne. Shak.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing snow in your dream means your inhibitions, repressed/unexpressed emotions and feelings of frigidity. You need to release and express these emotions and inhibitions. You may also be feeling indifferent, alone and neglected. If the snow is melting then it suggests that you are acknowledging and releasing those emotions you have repressed. You are overcoming your fears and obstacles. Seeing dirty snow in your dream, refers to a loss in innocence, impurity and uncleanness. Some aspect of yourself or situation has been tainted. Dreaming that you are watching the snow fall, represents a clean start and a fresh, new perspective. It is indicative of spiritual peace and tranquility. Dreaming that you are playing in the snow indicates that you need to set some time for fun and relaxation. Dreaming that you find something in the snow, suggests that you are exploring and accessing your unused potential, abilities, and talents. You have uncovered some hidden talent and ability within yourself. It may also indicate forgiving yourself or others.
Easton Bible Dictionary

Common in Palestine in winter (Ps. 147:16). The snow on the tops of the Lebanon range is almost always within view throughout the whole year. The word is frequently used figuratively by the sacred writers (Job 24:19; Ps. 51:7; 68:14; Isa. 1:18). It is mentioned only once in the historical books (2 Sam. 23:20). It was "carried to Tyre, Sidon, and Damascus as a luxury, and labourers sweltering in the hot harvest-fields used it for the purpose of cooling the water which they drank (Prov. 25:13; Jer. 18:14). No doubt Herod Antipas, at his feasts in Tiberias, enjoyed also from this very source the modern luxury of ice-water."