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the usually temporary dimming of the sight caused by the glare of reflected sunlight on snow.

snow blindness n.
A usually temporary loss of vision and inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea caused by exposure to bright sunlight and ultraviolet rays reflected from snow or ice.
snow’-blind’ or snow’-blind’ed adj.


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