English version

snowflake

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
snowflakesnow‧flake /ˈsnəʊfleɪk $ ˈsnoʊ-/ noun [countable]  DNa small soft flat piece of frozen water that falls as snow
Examples from the Corpus
snowflakeAnd the technology these computers bring into the classroom has the staying power of a snowflake on your tongue.A snowflake or so glistened in her black hair.One morning big dry snowflakes starred the rime on the sill.Then the first snowflakes descended ominously.She resided in a castle made of ice and snow, and her legions were huge snowflakes come to life.The rink was on two levels and had an Alpine atmosphere to it with pine trees and the snowflake effects.In the yellow light from the shed windows the snowflakes looked beautiful.It is dark and cold, and tiny snowflakes are swirling through the trees.
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