Definition for Snow (-s, -'s)

snow (-s, -'s), n. [OE.]

  1. Winter; cold weather.
  2. Winter precipitation; frozen water crystals; freezing vapor of the atmosphere falling in white flakes.
  3. Pale skin; [fig.] white fabric; clean linen.
  4. Blizzard; winter storm.
  5. White light; [fig.] bliss; infinity; paradise; heaven; blessed condition; sanctified state.
  6. Purity; [fig.] chastity; fidelity; virginity; true love.
  7. Dust; speck; mote; [fig.] flesh; [metaphor] marble.
  8. White robes (see Matthew 28:3).
  9. Pall; chill; coolness; [fig.] immobility; rigor mortis; cold marble headstone.
  10. White paper; [fig.] innocence; artlessness; naturalness; good reputation; [fig.] poetry; pages of verse.
  11. Floral accretion; accumulation of wind-blown apple blossom; collection of fragrant wind-bourne fruit tree petals.
  12. Grey color; silver streak; white hair.
  13. Phrase. “Snow flakes”: hexagonal crystals of frozen atmospheric water; [title of an ED poem].
  14. Phrase. “wheels of snow”: light feet; ballet slippers.

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