n. The aqueous vapor of the atmosphere precipitated in a crystalline form, and falling to the earth in flakes, each flake consisting of a distinct crystal, or more commonly of combinations of separate crystals.n. A snowfall; a snow-storm.n. A winter; hence, in enumeration, a year: as, five snows.n. Something that resembles snow, as white blossoms.n. In heraldry, white; argent.To fall as snow: used chiefly impersonally: as, it snows; it snowed yesterday.To scatter or cause to fall like snow.To surround, cover, or imprison with snow: with in, up, under, or over: often used figuratively. See snow-bound.n. A vessel equipped with two masts, resembling the mainmast and foremast of a ship, and a third small mast just abaft and close to the mainmast, carrying a trysail.