snow-capped


snow-capped
adjective
(of mountains) capped with a covering of snow
Pertains to noun: ↑snowcap

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snowˈ-capped or snowˈ-capt adjective
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Main Entry:snow

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snow-capped UK [ˈsnəʊ kæpt] US [ˈsnoʊ ˌkæpt] adjective literary
snow-capped mountains have snow on the top
Thesaurus: words used to describe mountains, hills and slopes and land that is not flathyponym

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snow-capped or snow|capped «SNOH KAPT», adjective.
having its top covered with snow: »

Lebanon's mountains, usually snow-capped all winter, are nearly bare today (New York Times).

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ˈsnow-capped [snow-capped] adjective (literary)
(of mountains and hills) covered with snow on top

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Snow-capped — a. Having the top capped or covered with snow; as, snow capped mountains. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snow|capped — snow capped or snow|capped «SNOH KAPT», adjective. having its top covered with snow: »Lebanon s mountains, usually snow capped all winter, are nearly bare today (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • snow-capped — adj literary snow capped mountains are covered in snow at the top …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snow-capped — [ snou ,kæpt ] adjective LITERARY snow capped mountains have snow on the top …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snow-capped — ADJ: ADJ n A snow capped mountain is covered with snow at the top. [LITERARY] ...the snow capped Himalayan peaks …   English dictionary

  • snow-capped — adjective Covered with snow at the top, especially of a hill or mountain. In the current era of global warming, Mount Kilimanjaro is no longer permanently snow capped …   Wiktionary

  • snow-capped — adjective literary snow capped mountains are covered in snow at the top …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • snow-capped — UK [ˈsnəʊ kæpt] / US [ˈsnoʊ ˌkæpt] adjective literary snow capped mountains have snow on the top …   English dictionary

  • snow-capped — adj. Snow capped is used with these nouns: ↑mountain, ↑peak, ↑summit …   Collocations dictionary

  • snow·capped — /ˈsnoʊˌkæpt/ adj : having the top covered with snow snowcapped mountains …   Useful english dictionary


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