Snow Devil

Science / Weather / Snow Devil: A small, rotating wind that picks up loose snow instead of dirt (like a dust devil) or water (like a waterspout). Formed mechanically by the convergence of local air currents. May be called a snowspout.

Other Words for Devil

Devil Noun Synonyms: Satan, Lucifer, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub, Asmodeus, Abaddon, Apollyon, Belial, Lord of the Flies, prince of darkness, spirit of evil, evil spirit, cacodemon or cacodaemon, evil one, wicked one, archfiend, Fiend, deuce, Clootie, Old Harry

Snow Squall

Science / Weather / Snow Squall: A heavy snow shower accompanied by sudden strong winds, or a squall. MORE


Business / Finance / Snowballing: A revision to the Bretton Woods international monetary system that was signed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., in December 1971. Included were a new set of par values, widened bands MORE

Snowbird Program

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Snowbird Program : A term used to describe a form of alternative work arrangement whereby employees (typically retired individuals) move to warmer climents in the winter months and return to work only during the Spring MORE

Snow Shower

Science / Weather / Snow Shower: Frozen precipitation in the form of snow, characterized by its sudden beginning and ending. It is reported as 'SHSN' in an observation and on the METAR. MORE

Snow Roller

Science / Weather / Snow Roller: The product of moist, cohesive snow that when initiated by wind rolls across the landscape, gathering snow until it can no longer move. It is shaped like a rolled sleeping bag, some reaching four feet MORE

Snow Line

Science / Weather / Snow Line: The lowest elevation area of a perennial snow field on high terrain, such as a mountain range. MORE