snowplow

[ snoh-plou ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌplaʊ /
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noun

an implement or machine for clearing away snow from highways, railroad tracks, etc.
Skiing. a maneuver in which a skier pushes the heels of both skis outward so that they are far apart, as for turning, decreasing speed, or stopping.

verb (used with object)

to clear of snow using a snowplow.

verb (used without object)

to clear away snow with a snowplow.
Skiing. to execute a snowplow.

Nearby words

  1. snowmass mountain,
  2. snowmelt,
  3. snowmobile,
  4. snowpack,
  5. snowplough,
  6. snows of kilimanjaro, the,
  7. snowscape,
  8. snowshed,
  9. snowshoe,
  10. snowshoe cat

Origin of snowplow

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; snow + plow

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