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[snoh-plou] /ˈsnoʊˌplaʊ/
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.
Origin of snowplow
1785-95, Americanism; snow + plow Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for snowplow
  • You're not getting down the mountain until the temperature rises or the snowplow shows up.
  • Eventually, the nurse and the vicar came in a van with a snowplow.
  • In bed, he is awakened by a snowplow and imagines her beside him.
  • Some schedules do not allow for waiting, thus the rest stop and snowplow alternatives aren't viable.
  • We're looking for the first photo of a city snowplow actually plowing snow.
  • Moving through the air at a low angle instead of straight up, the plume can snowplow more air ahead of it and into space.
  • Observe these tips to stay safe while giving snowplow operators room to do their jobs.
  • Do not attempt to stop a snowplow or obstruct its path.
  • Yield to a snowplow, giving the plow a wide berth with room to maneuver.
  • There aren't many occasions when a film star missed his big premiere night because he had snowplow duty.

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