snow-blower

snow-blower
noun (C) especially AmE a machine which clears snow from roads by blowing it away

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • snow thrower — noun a machine that removes snow by scooping it up and throwing it forcefully through a chute • Syn: ↑snow blower • Hypernyms: ↑machine * * * noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] US : ↑snowblower …   Useful english dictionary

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