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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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Last week, while spelling out concern over the snowless winter in the Valley, outgoing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had posted on Twitter, " Those wondering why snow is such a big deal need to know that the snow that falls during this month stays longer and feeds our rivers.
Residents and visitors to Bulgaria can expect a comparatively snowless but warm Christmas, as the first three days of next week will bring sun and higher temperatures.
Sparrow hawks have arrived, hunting for mice in the snowless fields.
In the winter of 2012 a mostly snowless and relatively warm Bakken Shale play in northwest North Dakota was trucking about 70% of its oil supplies in the gathering and processing phase as production continued at an all-time record clip averaging 546,000 bpd in January.
A snowless winter and dry spring have transformed the New York City metropolitan area into a tinderbox, with recent strong winds fanning the flames, authorities said.
Harsh winters wreaking havoc on the health of holidaying youngsters and postponing training could have been to blame, but this time the effects of a virtually snowless and frostless down-season are evident in the quality of the ready-to-rumble juveniles oozing from the opening 5f maiden.
Large epidemics occurred, for example, during the exceptionally mild and snowless winter of 2006/2007 in northern Sweden (Evander and Ahlm 2009).
KLAIPEDA - The spring-like warm and snowless winter gladdens most heating cost-wary Lithuanians, but a dozen winter leisure centers are still closed in mid-January due to the lack of snow.
Nordic walking originated in Finland, where skiers searching for ways to maintain their fitness and technique in the snowless summer months came up with the distinctive style of walking using two poles at an angle to propel themselves forward.
This new version, to be presented at the Shedd, features Shirley Andress and Bill Hulings as Betty Haynes and Bob Wallace, who fall in love when they meet up at a snowless ski resort.
We decided to kick off our Jamaican break with a spot of dog sledding - not the most obvious sport in a snowless country with 30C heat all year round.
These neighboring allotment gardens in Holland were all photographed frontally on a snowless winter's day.