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car·bon di·ox·ide snow

solid carbon dioxide used in the treatment of warts, lupus, nevi, and other skin affections, and as a refrigerant.
Synonym(s): dry ice

snow

(sno) a freezing or frozen mixture consisting of discrete particles or crystals.
carbon dioxide snow  solid carbon dioxide, formed by rapid evaporation of liquid carbon dioxide; it gives a temperature of about −79°C (−110°F). It is used in cryotherapy to freeze and anesthetize the skin and, in the form of a slush (carbon dioxide slush), as an escharotic to destroy skin lesions and as a peeling agent for chemabrasion.
Drug slang A popular street term for any pulverised whitish substance of abuse which can be snorted, classically cocaine, but also heroin, amphetamine, oxycodone, etc.
Vox populi Cold crystallised white precipitation

snow

Drug slang A street term for a pulverized substance of abuse which can be snorted, classically, cocaine, but also heroin, amphetamine, oxycodone, etc

snow

a freezing or frozen mixture consisting of discrete particles or crystals.

carbon dioxide snow
the solid formed by rapid evaporation of liquid carbon dioxide, giving a temperature of about −110°F (−79°C); used locally in various skin conditions. See also carbon dioxide snow.
snow leopard
see snow leopard.
snow nose
see nasal depigmentation.
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John Hammond, senior press officer at the Met Office, said: "There is a possibility of some light snow flurries.
A Met Office spokesman said today: "There is a likelihood of some sleet or snow flurries today, but most should die out by this afternoon.
Blue skies at dawn turned by midday to rain, hail and snow flurries in Lancaster and Palmdale.
Flurries were reported in the Antelope Valley from Agua Dulce to Rosamond.
Roussel withstood several flurries in the third period, stopping 19 shots including Peter Forsberg twice with spectacular saves and Claude Lemieux with pad saves in the last minute with six skaters on the ice.
Snowfall Wednesday: Light flurries in Nagano city; light snow on men's downhill course.