snowpack

[snoh-pak]
noun
the accumulation of winter snowfall, especially in mountain or upland regions.

Origin:
1945–50; snow + pack1

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snowpack (ˈsnəʊˌpæk)
 
n
a quantity of fallen snow that has become massed together

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snowpack   (snō'pāk')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. An area of naturally formed, packed snow that usually melts during the warmer months.

  2. The amount of snow that accumulates annually in a mountainous area.


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Because of the ridiculous amount of waterproofing that has gone into this
  glove, and our typically damp snowpack.
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In the spring, wolverines build dens in the lingering snowpack to shelter
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Hydrologists work with meteorologists to evaluate snowfall and snowpack.
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