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snow crust

noun
1.
a relatively hard, upper layer or film of ice or compacted snow on a snow surface.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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Examples for snow crust
  • Unfortunately, the heavy snow crust is allowing dogs to easily run on top of the snow while deer are breaking through.

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