Definition of snow slip in English:

snow slip


  • An avalanche.

    ‘a shepherd was buried by a snow slip in a deep, narrow valley’
    • ‘Every now and then the path was crossed and obliterated by a snow slip.’
    • ‘A snow slip may start from a footfall, a heavy gust of wind, a blast, or a jar.’
    • ‘Had he been carried away by the snow-slip?’
    • ‘There are few things more awful than the calm of nature in her madness - the stillness which follows a snow-slip or the monotony of a great flood.’
    • ‘We and our porters were often surprised by such snow-slips.’
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