from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The total amount of snow that accumulates on the ground in a given location, including that from snowfall, snowdrift, and avalanche.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The amount of snow on a mountain; the depth of snow that has fallen.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Ten-foot visibility and thin snow cover on the upper mountain precluded a summit ski descent, so we stashed our snow-riding equipment my skis and Brad’s split snowboard at about 11,800 feet.

    127 Hours

  • You can see Lago di Garda, Monte Brione, Monte Baldo wif ze ruin castle of ze Scaliger, Monte Maggiore, ze Altissimo di Nago, ze snow cover peak of Monte –

    Jerry Junior


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.