n. structure built to protect against snow (especially over a section of railroad track)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Snowshed — Snow shed, n. A shelter to protect from snow, esp. a long roof over an exposed part of a railroad. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snowshed — ☆ snowshed [snō′shed΄ ] n. a long shed to protect a section of railroad track against snow …   English World dictionary

  • snowshed — noun Date: 1868 a shelter against snowslides …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • snowshed — /snoh shed /, n. a structure, as over an extent of railroad track on a mountainside, for protection against snow. [1865 70, Amer.; SNOW + SHED1] * * * …   Universalium

  • snowshed — snow•shed [[t]ˈsnoʊˌʃɛd[/t]] n. bui rai a structure, as over an extent of railroad track, for protection against snow • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • snowshed — /ˈsnoʊʃɛd/ (say snohshed) noun a structure, as over an extent of railway on a mountainside, for protection against snow. {show + shed1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • snowshed —   Hale pale hau …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • snowshed — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a shelter (as a long structure over an exposed part of a railroad) to protect from snow; especially : a shelter on a mountain or other slope to afford protection against snowslides 2. : a watershed supplied largely by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad — Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Locale La Plata County and San Juan County, Colorado Dates of operation 1881–present Track gauge …   Wikipedia

  • Killington Ski Resort — Infobox ski area name = Killington Mountain Resort Ski Area picture = caption = location = Killington, Vermont, US nearest city = Rutland lat degrees = 43 lat minutes = 37 lat seconds = 33 lat direction = N long degrees = 72 long minutes = 47… …   Wikipedia

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