Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A melting of snow; a thaw.
  • n. In forestry, the breaking of trees by snow.
  • n. An area on which trees have been broken by snow.
  • n. See shelter-belt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Farther up the headland, other workers were building a plow-shaped snowbreak intended to divert blowing, drifting snow into the valley of the eastern fork of the Hainlin, away from both the wall and the powerhouse on the Husgen side.

    Doomstalker

  • And so, like snowbreak from the mountains, for every staircase is

    The French Revolution

  • But it also doesn’t stop the avalanche for the snowflake to say I’ll just keep on going down this mountain until the government builds a snowbreak.

    When do you not mind breaking the law?

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