Examples of snowdrift in a Sentence
The car was almost buried in a snowdrift.
Recent Examples of snowdrift from the Web
At one point, amid a documentary sequence on the harsh conditions faced by prospectors, footage from Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush (1925) shows the Tramp hopping onto a snowdrift and sliding down a mountainside, the reality and the dream merging.
Water penetrated deep into the soil of Western forests, and mammoth snowdrifts stacked up across the Sierra Nevadas.
He was won over by Rhino President Mark Pinkus coming to visit the singer at his home in Lake Tahoe during the winter, braving massive snowdrifts and a three-hour drive from the airport to have lunch and seal the deal.
Winter snowdrifts accumulate into massive glacier-looking faces of compact snow right to the water's edge, running on for miles or as far as our eyes could see.
The storm dropped visibility to near zero and resulted in power outages and snowdrifts as high as 8 feet.
The fashion tribe, too, bundles up against the bracing winds and gingerly navigates the snowdrifts and icy puddles that can often accompany the (ironically timed) spring/summer shows of New York Fashion Week each February.
The Abruzzo region has been hit by severe winter weather in recent weeks, leading to snowdrifts 16-feet deep, heightening the risk of avalanches.
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Definition of snowdrift for English Language Learners
: a hill of snow that is formed by wind
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