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snow

(Encyclopedia) snow, precipitation formed by the sublimation of water vapor into solid crystals at temperatures below freezing. Sublimation resulting in the formation of snow takes place about a dust particle...

snow line

(Encyclopedia) snow line, altitude above which or latitude beyond which snow does not melt in summer (usually called the permanent snow line), or, in winter, the line to which snow extends at a given point in...

snow plant

(Encyclopedia) snow plant: see Indian pipe .

Snow, John William

(Encyclopedia) Snow, John William, 1939–, U.S. government official and business executive, b. Toledo, Ohio. An economist and lawyer, he held Dept. of Transportation posts in the Nixon and Ford administratio...

Snow, C. P.

(Encyclopedia) Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow of Leicester), 1905–80, English author and physicist. Snow had an active, varied career, including several important positions in the British gover...

Snow, Lorenzo

(Encyclopedia) Snow, Lorenzo, 1814–1901, American Mormon leader, b. Mantua, Ohio, studied at Oberlin College. Entering the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1836), Snow became an apostle in 1849....

Sand to Snow National Monument

(Encyclopedia) Sand to Snow National Monument, 154,000 acres (62,000 hectares) in the San Bernadino Mountains, S Calif. It rises from the Sonoran Desert floor to Mount San Gorgonio (11,503 ft/3,506 m), the hi...

Snow White

Snow White is a character from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" (originally "Schneewittchen" or "Schneeweissen"), one of the folk tales collected and published by The Brothers Grimm i…

Tony Snow

Name at birth: Robert Anthony SnowTony Snow was a journalist and conservative political commentator who left his job at the FOX News Channel to become the White House press secretary f…

Snow Dogs

Director:Brian LevantWriters:Jim Kouf, Tommy Swerdlow, Michael GoldbergWalt Disney Pictures; PG; 99 minutesRelease:1/02Cast:Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, Joanna Bacalso Cuba…