Science / Weather / Thunder Snow: A wintertime thunderstorm from which falls snow instead of rain. Violent updrafts and at or below freezing temperatures throughout the atmosphere, from surface to high aloft, discourage the melting of snow and ice into rain. Intense snowfall rates often occur during these situations.
Thunder Verb Synonyms: roll, reverberation, boom, booming, roar, roaring, pealing, rumble, rumbling, crash, crashing, crack, cracking, explosion, blast
Thunder Adjective Synonyms: roll, reverberate, boom, roar, rumble, resound, explode, crash, crack, blast
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
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
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
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