snow line

noun
Updated on: 7 Jan 2018

Definition of snow line

: the lower margin of a perennial snowfield

Examples of snow line in a Sentence

  1. climbing above the snow line

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First Known Use of snow line

circa 1835


SNOW LINE Defined for English Language Learners

snow line

noun

Definition of snow line for English Language Learners

  • : an imaginary line on a mountain that marks the height above which snow does not completely melt


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