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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.
References in classic literature ?
They caught my clothes for a moment, and I fell back on to the snow with motion arrested.
As to there being any quantity of snow fallen or likely to fall to impede their return, that was a mere joke; he was afraid they would find no difficulty.
But the last time he opened it the snow had ceased, and the clouds were parting here and there.
There they were, running away into the night and the snow, seeking to find shelter from the cold.
But at last the snows melted, and the ice upon the great lake, and as the wolves went down to the shore, the boy went after them.
And she grew whiter and even whiter till the snow was not more pale, and no word she said.
As far as the eye could reach the wild landscape was wrapped in snow, which was evidently deepening as they advanced.
Yes, Violet,--yes, my little Peony," said their kind mother, "you may go out and play in the new snow.
On some of these hills were a few pine trees, and their summits were covered with snow.
Each beast growled, snapped, choked once over his portion, and hurried back to the protection of the passage, while the boy stood upon the snow under the blazing Northern Lights and dealt out justice.
As soon as day dawned the two children let him out, and he trotted across the snow into the forest.
The distance each way was barely three miles, but the old bay's pace was slow, and even with firm snow under the runners we were nearly an hour on the way.