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snow

US [snoʊ]
UK [snəʊ]
  • v.下雪;降雪;被雪覆盖;被雪阻挡
  • n.雪花;【气】雪;【气】(下了一段时间的)雪;【信】雪花(效应)
  • Web静静的雪;斯诺;雪白色
Plural Form:snows  Present Participle:snowing  Past Tense:snowed  
snow
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n.
1.
[u]
雪;雪花;积雪small soft white pieces (called flakes ) of frozen water that fall from the sky in cold weather; this substance when it is lying on the ground
Snow was falling heavily.
正下着大雪。
We had snow in May this year.
今年五月我们这儿下了雪。
The snow was beginning to melt.
积雪开始融化了。
Children were playing in the snow.
孩子们正在雪地里玩。
20 cm of snow were expected today.
原来预计今天下 20 厘米厚的雪。
The snow didn't settle(= stay on the ground) .
雪没积起来。
Her skin was as white as snow .
她的皮肤雪白。
2.
[pl]
(某地或某时的)降雪量;一场雪an amount of snow that falls in one particular place or at one particular time
the first snows of winter
冬天的头几场雪
the snows of Everest
珠穆朗玛峰的积雪
IDM
as clean, pure, etc. as the driven snow
冰清玉洁;纯洁无瑕extremely clean, pure, etc.
v.
1.
[i]
下雪whenit snows , snow falls from the sky
It's been snowing heavily all day.
大雪下了一整天。
2.
[t]
(informal)
~ sb
(用花言巧语)蒙,唬to impress sb a lot by the things you say, especially if these are not true or not sincere
He really snowed me with all his talk of buying a Porsche.
他嘴上老说要买一辆保时捷,还真把我唬住了。
IDM
be snowed in/up
被雪困住to be unable to leave a place because of heavy snow
I'd love to come but I'm completely snowed under at the moment.
我很想来,但眼下实在是忙得没工夫。
be snowed under (with sth)
(事情太多而)应接不暇,忙得不可开交to have more things, especially work, than you feel able to deal with
I'd love to come but I'm completely snowed under at the moment.
我很想来,但眼下实在是忙得没工夫。
be snowed up
被雪封住to be blocked with snow

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