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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 many though, the snow will be a signal to fetch sledges and toboggans used most recently in the run up to Christmas - though in many areas Christmas Day itself proved to be disappointingly snowless.
Barely an hour had passed since my plane landed under gray, snowless skies, but now I was dealing with whiteout conditions.
On a snowless day in early winter, take a hike on a trail in the Adirondack or Catskill mountains and gaze at the bronze-colored foliage and bunches of red fruits of the ground-hugging bunchberry.
The area occupied by moose changes sharply twice a year; it is reduced by about half during winter and covers nearly the entire region during snowless seasons.
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As newsworthy as stories of vacant snowless ski areas may be, their significance pales before that of the events occurring at the polar ice helmets of the planet.
Slick glare ice, deep snow drifts, snowless tundra and hurricane-force winds ate among the path's many perils.
New images of the Carneddau Mountains taken last winter show peaks denuded of snow, and experts are predicting that by 2080 there may be up to 80% less snow in the region with most areas experiencing more snowless winters.