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English noun: snow

1. snow (phenomenon) precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals


Synonymssnowfall


Broader (hypernym)downfall, precipitation


Narrower (hyponym)flurry, snow flurry, whiteout


Part holonymflake, snowflake

2. snow (substance) a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground


Broader (hypernym)layer


Narrower (hyponym)corn snow, crud


Substance holonymflake, snowflake


Substance meronymsnowball

3. Snow (person) English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)


SynonymsBaron Snow of Leicester, C. P. Snow, Charles Percy Snow


Instance hypernymauthor, writer

4. snow (artifact) street names for cocaine


Synonymsblow, C, coke, nose candy


Broader (hypernym)cocain, cocaine


English verb: snow

1. snow (weather) fall as snow


SamplesIt was snowing all night.


ExamplesIt was snowing all day long


Pattern of useIt is ----ing


Broader (hypernym)come down, fall, precipitate

2. snow (communication) conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end


SamplesHe bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well.


Synonymsbamboozle, hoodwink, lead by the nose, play false, pull the wool over someone's eyes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)betray, deceive, lead astray









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