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    Smile fresh snow

    For some, snow is an excuse to stay inside by a warm fire, while for others, fresh snow is an invitation to venture outside into a snow wonderland.



    I don't presume that fresh snow is like fresh water, right? Does it refer to the first snow in winter? Thanks.

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    It's snow that has recently fallen, not necessarily the first fall of snow in winter. The consistency is different to snow that is older and may have partially melted and refrozen for example.

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    Smile Re: fresh snow

    Quote Originally Posted by jamiep View Post
    It's snow that has recently fallen, not necessarily the first fall of snow in winter. The consistency is different to snow that is older and may have partially melted and refrozen for example.
    Thanks, jamiep, for the helpful reply.

    Besides, I find the way you use the word "consistency" is very amusing. It doesn't amount to "consistency" but to "degree of thickness, firmness, and solidity." So I wonder if consistency is often used this manner.

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    Default Re: fresh snow

    Consistency can often refer to the texture and "feel" of a substance in British English at least.

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    Smile Re: fresh snow

    Quote Originally Posted by jamiep View Post
    Consistency can often refer to the texture and "feel" of a substance in British English at least.
    Thanks, jamiep, for this info.
    So my interpretation in the last post was off the mark?

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