a barrier erected on the windward side of a road, house, barn, etc., serving as a protection from drifting snow.
a portable wire-and-paling fence erected to prevent snow from drifting across a road, drive, ski run, etc
noun, Geology. 1. a large and relatively permanent expanse of snow. noun 1. a large area of permanent snow snowfield (snō’fēld’) A large expanse of snow, usually with a smooth and uniform surface, and especially at the head of a glacier.
noun 1. one of the small, feathery masses or flakes in which snow falls. 2. Meteorology. an agglomeration of snow crystals falling as a unit. any snow particle. 3. any of certain European plants belonging to the genus Leucojum, of the amaryllis family, resembling the snowdrop. 4. snow bunting. noun 1. one of the mass […]
- Snowflake baby
noun 1. (informal) a baby born following the transfer of a surplus embryo produced during the in-vitro fertilization of one woman to the womb of another woman who was not a cell donor noun a child created from a frozen embryo Examples Their attempt to make a snowflake baby failed. Word Origin 2003; possibly fr […]
noun 1. an instrument for measuring the depth of snow.