noun a bank of deep snow heaped up by the wind.

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  • Snowdrift — Snow drift , n. A bank of drifted snow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snowdrift — ► NOUN ▪ a bank of deep snow heaped up by the wind …   English terms dictionary

  • snowdrift — [snō′drift΄] n. 1. a smooth heap of snow blown together by the wind 2. snow blown along by the wind …   English World dictionary

  • Snowdrift — A snowdrift is a deposit of snow created by wind into a mound during snowstorms. They resemble sand dunes and are formed in a similar manner, namely, wind moving light snow and depositing it when the wind is slowed, usually against a stationary… …   Wikipedia

  • snowdrift — UK [ˈsnəʊˌdrɪft] / US [ˈsnoʊˌdrɪft] noun [countable] Word forms snowdrift : singular snowdrift plural snowdrifts a deep pile of snow made by the wind …   English dictionary

  • snowdrift — [[t]sno͟ʊdrɪft[/t]] snowdrifts N COUNT A snowdrift is a deep pile of snow formed by the wind …   English dictionary

  • snowdrift — pusnis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Vėjo supustyta (sunešta) sniego krūva. atitikmenys: angl. snowdrift vok. Schneehaufen, m; Schneewehe, f rus. снежный занос, m; сугроб, m; сугроб снега, m …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • snowdrift — noun Date: 14th century a bank of drifted snow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snowdrift — /snoh drift /, n. 1. a mound or bank of snow driven together by the wind. 2. snow driven before the wind. [1250 1300; ME; see SNOW, DRIFT] * * * …   Universalium

  • snowdrift — noun A bank of snow accumulated by the wind …   Wiktionary

  • snowdrift —    Snow accumulation due to wind transport [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

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