As nouns the difference between snowflake and graupel
is that snowflake
is a crystal of snow, having approximate hexagonal symmetry
is (uncountable) a precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake.
As a verb snowflake
is (computing|databases) to arrange (data) into a (snowflake schema
snowflake]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989
A crystal of snow, having approximate hexagonal symmetry.
Any of several bulbous European plants, of the genus , having white flowers.
The snow bunting, .
(slang, usually, sarcastic) A person who is unique and special (referring to the idea that no two snowflakes are identical in structure).
- Well, aren't you a special snowflake ?
* snowflake baby
* snowflake child
* snowflake curve
* snowflake schema
* snowflake wheel
* summer snowflake
(computing, databases) To arrange (data) into a (snowflake schema).
(uncountable) A precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake.
(countable) The result of this process, a small ball of rime.
* ice pellets
* freezing rain