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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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For the northern part of Kazakhstan the behavior and distribution of heavy metals in all media is of interest to study, especially on the basis of snow cover monitoring.
To monitor snow cover variability, Paudel and Andersen (2011) firstly analyzed the spatial and temporal variability of snow cover in the Trans Himalayan region of Nepal during last decade and then proposed five practical steps in order to remove cloud obscuration from MODIS daily snow products including combining data from the Terra and Aqua satellites, adjacent temporal deduction, spatial filtering based on orthogonal neighbouring pixels, spatial filtering based on a zonal snowline approach and finally temporal filtering based on zonal snow cycle.
Since 1970, snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere -- the part of the world that contains the largest land masses affected by snow -- has diminished by as much as 3.
However, the prolonged snow cover of this winter and spring has allowed for the development of a fungus - gray snow mold - to develop and prosper.
When snow covers lawn areas it creates the ideal environment for Fusarium patch to grow and spread, causing untold damage to the grass beneath the snow.
A new analysis of snow cover observed by satellites shows record lows in Eurasia for June each year since 2008.
The third phase was in spring, 14-15 April 2009, when snow cover had melted and ice was in the melting stage; measurements were made then in two Finnish lakes, Vanajavesi and Vesijarvi.
While the ARS analysis shows that there have been changes in the high-elevation snow cover, these are relatively minor compared to the effect that warming has had on the mid and low elevations.
Continuous below freezing temperatures during January and February led to a snow cover in central and northern Illinois that persisted from late December unto the end of February.
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