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snowmelt

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noun snow·melt \-ˌmelt\

Simple Definition of snowmelt

  • : water from melting snow that flows over the surface of the ground into streams and rivers

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of snowmelt

  1. :  runoff produced by melting snow

Circa 1927

First Known Use of snowmelt

circa 1927


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