Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
snow /snou/
  • danh từ
    • (hàng hải), (sử học) thuyền xnau (thuyền buồm nhỏ)
    • tuyết
    • (số nhiều) đống tuyết rơi; lượng tuyết rơi
    • vật trắng như tuyết; (thơ) tóc bạc
    • (từ lóng) chất côcain
    • nội động từ
      • tuyết rơi
        • it snow s: tuyết rơi
      • rắc xuống như tuyết, rơi xuống như tuyết
      • ngoại động từ
        • làm cho bạc như tuyết
          • the years have snowed his hair: năm tháng đã làm cho tóc ông ta bạc trắng như tuyết
        • làm nghẽn lại vì tuyết
          • to be snowed up (in): nghẽn lại vì tuyết (đường sá...)
        • to snow under
          • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) phủ tuyết kín (đen & bóng)
        • dạng bị động bị thua phiếu rất xa (người ứng cử)
      Concise Dictionary
      +precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
      +a layer of snowflakes (white crystals of frozen water) covering the ground
      +English writer of novels about moral dilemmas in academe (1905-1980)
      +street names for cocaine
      +fall as snow
      +conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end

      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 [U] 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. + We had snow in May this year. + The snow was beginning to melt. + Children were playing in the snow. + 20 cm of snow was / were expected today. + The snow didn't settle (= stay on the ground). + Her skin was as white as snow.
      2 (snows) [pl.] (literary) an amount of snow that falls in one particular place or at one particular time: the first snows of winter + the snows of Everest
      Idioms: as clean, pure, etc. as the driven snow extremely clean, pure, etc.
      + verb
      1 [V] when it snows, snow falls from the sky: It's been snowing heavily all day. + It snowed for three days without stopping.
      2 [VN] (AmE, informal) 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.
      Idioms: be snowed in / up to be unable to leave a place because of heavy snow: We were snowed in for two days.
      be snowed under (with sth) 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.
      be snowed up (especially of a road) to be blocked with snow
      Collocation Dictionary


      heavy, thick | fine, light
      The plants were covered in fine snow.
      | deep | damp, wet | compacted, crisp, frozen, hard, packed
      The crisp snow crunched as we walked through it. The frozen snow was treacherous to walk on.
      | powder/powdery, soft | drifting, driving, falling, swirling
      They struggled on through the driving snow.
      | melted, melting | fresh, new, newly fallen | first
      the first snow of winter
      | spring, winter | artificial
      They had to use artificial snow at the Winter Olympics.
      | dirty


      flake | fall, flurry | patch | blanket, carpet | inch
      Three inches of snow fell had fallen.

      VERB + SNOW

      be covered in
      The car was completely covered in snow.
      | clear, shovel, sweep
      She cleared the snow from the path.

      SNOW + VERB

      cover sth, lie, pile (up), settle
      Snow covered everything from horizon to horizon. Snow had piled up against the walls of the cottage. It was too warm for the snow to settle.
      | drift, drive, fall, swirl | melt, thaw

      SNOW + NOUN

      conditions, flurry, storm
      | plough
      | blindness


      across ~
      They travelled across the snow in a sleigh.
      | in/into ~
      The children are playing in the snow.
      | through ~
      We struggled through the deep snow back to the chalet.
      | under ~
      The steps were buried under the snow.

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