The fluffy white precipitation that falls from the sky in the winter is snow. Many winter sports, like skiing and sledding, require snow.

Scientifically, snow is water vapor that freezes and forms ice crystals. You probably think of snow as the cold white stuff that can be formed into balls and thrown. Snow is a verb, too: "I love to watch it snow." Informally, to snow is also to hide your motives in order to trick someone: "She planned to snow her sister into thinking the cookies were all gone."

Definitions of snow

n precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals

flurry, snow flurry
a light brief snowfall and gust of wind (or something resembling that)
an arctic atmospheric condition with clouds over snow produce a uniform whiteness and objects are difficult to see; occurs when the light reflected off the snow equals the light coming through the clouds
Type of:
downfall, precipitation
the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)

n a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground

corn snow
granular snow formed by alternate thawing and freezing
heavy wet snow that is unsuitable for skiing
Type of:
a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

n street names for cocaine

Type of:
cocain, cocaine
a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves; used as a surface anesthetic or taken for pleasure; can become powerfully addictive

v fall as snow

“It was snowing all night”
Type of:
come down, fall, precipitate
fall from clouds

v conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

bamboozle, hoodwink, lead by the nose, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes
Type of:
betray, deceive, lead astray
cause someone to believe an untruth

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