HyperDic: snowshoe

English > 2 senses of the word snowshoe:
NOUNartifactsnowshoea device to help you walk on deep snow
VERBmotionsnowshoetravel on snowshoes
snowshoe > pronunciation
Soundssnow'shuw.
Rhymescashew ... tissue: 13 rhymes with shuw...
English > snowshoe: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot.
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishraqueta de nieve, raquetas de nieve
Catalanraquetes de neu
English > snowshoe: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel on snowshoes.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"After a heavy snowfall, we have to snowshoe to the grocery store"
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location

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