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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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I had to gallop a white Spanish horse across the battlefield toward New Zealand's white snow-capped mountains.
A vast landscape of pointy red rock formations stretches before us, with the snow-capped peaks of the La Sal Mountains behind them.
Mitre Peak, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand In the far southwest of New Zealand's South Island, spectacular snow-capped mountains tower majestically over the icy waters of Milford Sound in an area of incredible natural beauty.
On the terraced floor of the Gibbston Valley, below the often snow-capped mountains, the site is bounded to the north by the Kawerau Gorge, one of the most dramatic moments in a remarkable part of the country.
Conquering a snow-capped mountain means discovering a sense of personal achievement, freedom and reward.
Denver is a newly gentrified metropolitan area surrounded by the rugged, snow-capped Colorado Rockies.
The 38-year-old pharmacist will be travelling to northern Tanzania to climb the 19,340ft Mount Kilimanjaro, popularly known as the Africa's snow-capped rooftop, to raise cash for charity.
Sundance 2002 wasn't so much a film festival as it was a made-for-television event in the snow-capped mountains of Utah.
Each year thousands of climbers answer the call of jagged snow-capped peaks and begin an arduous climb, pushing their bodies to the very limits of what is physically possible.
Amidst the snow-capped serenity of this alpine ski resort in eastern Switzerland, 1,000 CEOs, presidents, and other business leaders gather with 200 senior economic and finance ministers and assorted scientists and journalists from around the world each year to meet, talk, and relentlessly network.
In addition, there is a wide range of weather conditions from snow-capped mountains and glaciers in the north to a mild spring climate in the central area to tropical rainforests in the south.