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snow water equivalent

the water content obtained from melting.
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snow worm

an oligochaete worm that lives on temperate glaciers or perennial snow; there are several species that range in color from yellowish-brown to reddish-brown or black; they are usually less than 1 millimeter (0.04 inch) in diameter and average about 3 millimeters (0.1 inch) in length; some feed off red algae.
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snowbursts

very intense showers of snow, often of short duration, that greatly restrict visibility and produce periods of rapid snow accumulation.
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snowdrift

an accumulation or bank of snow formed when wind blows snow against an obstruction; often considerably thicker than the surrounding snowcover.

snowfall

the depth of new snow that has accumulated since the previous day or since the previous observation.
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snowflake

a cluster of ice crystals that falls from a cloud.
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snowmelt

melting of the snowcover, and also the period during which melting of the snow cover occurs at the end of the winter.

snowpack

the total snow and ice on the ground, including both new snow and the previous snow and ice which have not melted.
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snowstorm

strong wind with snow.

sublimation

the transition of a substance from the solid phase directly to the vapor phase, or vice versa, without passing through an intermediate liquid phase.

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