- granular snow accumulated on high mountains and subsequently compacted into glacial ice.
- a field of such snow.
Origin of névé
Examples from the Web for neve
His early boards are so sought after that a Neve preamp alone will regularly go for $3,000.
Neve, often credited as the creator of the recording console, has been making high quality large format consoles for decades.
I noticed that Don repeated the line "I have to get back to work" to both Megan and Neve.Jon Hamm on the Final Season of ‘Mad Men’ and the Advice He Got From Bryan Cranston and Tina Fey
April 14, 2014
Miri Maoz-Ovadia of the Yesha Council who lives in Neve Tsuf, about 25 miles to the south of Ariel, is my driver.The Settlement Movement and The Environmental Card
August 21, 2012
The day after his return, then, John set out with Jonas for Neve.For the Temple
G. A. Henty
I've been in the business twenty yea's, and I neve' seen her equal.The Crisis, Complete
Neve foret terris securior arduus ther,Affectasse ferunt regnum celeste gigantes;Attaque congestos struxisse ad sidera montes.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
In order to cut snow, neve or ice to pile on the flounce, a pick and spade had to be included in the sledging equip meet.
In the evening a field of neve was reached and we felt more placid after the anxiety of the preceding hours.
- Also called: firn a mass of porous ice, formed from snow, that has not yet become frozen into glacier ice
- a snowfield at the head of a glacier that becomes transformed into ice
Word Origin and History for neve
"field of granular snow, firn," 1843, from French névé (19c.), probably from Savoyard névi "mass of snow," from Latin nivem (nominative nix) "snow" (cf. French neige), from PIE root *sneigwh- "snow, to snow" (see snow (n.)).
- The upper part of a glacier, consisting of hardened snow.
- The granular snow typically found in such a field.