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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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In al-Qerdaha area, the roads of Joubat Burghal- al-Ghab and Markyia-Maqamat Bani Hashem, al-Qarandah-al-Sha'ara-al-Ghab are closed due to the snowdrift and the icy conditions.
Caption: From far left: Brown Mug Cafe, downtown Winslow; The Turquoise Room; Snowdrift Art Space.
Hundreds of South Wales miners were marooned at the pits today because of snowdrifts many feet deep which prevented them getting home after the night shift, many collieries were unable to open and thousands of tons of coal have been lost in consequence.
The farmer still doesn't know exactly how many of his animals have died, but he has lost ponies as well as sheep to the freezing temperatures and deep snowdrifts.
Take yourself back 50 years to the winter of 1963 when snowdrifts reached 20 feet in some places and temperatures plunged to almost -20degC.
The snow was falling and the snowdrifts on Baldoon Sands were a hazard for drivers.
00pm) Alex Deborgorski and Hugh Rowland test their skills on the treacherous Dalton Highway, Lisa Kelly hauls a trailer of tyres, and Jack Jesse tows a pick-up truck out of a snowdrift.
there are no lines on this car that are standing still," according to John Krsteski, Hyundai's design manager, whose team focused their attention on the way water splits and flows across the sides of a boat, along with the way the wind shapes a snowdrift.
99 from newsagents); Postwoman Sybil Davies of Coedpoeth braves a snowdrift to make sure her mail reaches its destination.
In the same issue of Nature, researchers highlight another set of interactions, called the snowdrift game, in which players have incentives both to cooperate and to exploit each other.
In the same venue, Rodney Graham's film Rheinmetall--Victoria 8, 2003, in which an antique Rheinmetall typewriter drowns slowly in fake snow, sends friendly feelers out to John Armleder's luscious snowdrift of silver Christmas trees, which are piled up around the corner.
A 42-year-old Midland tourist, wearing only a shirt and trousers, froze to death in a snowdrift in America after becoming disorientated after leaving a bar.