snow-blindness


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Synonyms for snow-blindness

temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice

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Mr Mackiewicz had been reportedly suffering from snow-blindness, frostbite and possibly hypothermia.
Caption: 3 "Altitude Sickness, Frostbite, Chilblains, Arterial Hypertension, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Snow-blindness, Hypothermia, High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema, High Altitude Cerebral Oedema ..." (2009) is a picture of disarrangement, unravelling and abandonment.
He had managed to get part way down the treacherous mountain but along with two colleagues was suffering serious frostbite and snow-blindness.
By the time I had reached the end of the show I was so benumbed with snow-blindness that I was forcibly reminded of Alphonse Allais's sheet of blank white paper representing a polar bear in a snowstorm.
He retired from his adventures only in 1920 when snow-blindness affected his sight.
The men - a Briton with a broken leg and an Australian who sustained snow-blindness and frostbite trying to rescue him - were yesterday helped back down to Camp 5, at 26,000ft, where medical aid is on stand-by.
He often experienced fever and snow-blindness, which is nothing compared to the one hour and 40 minutes he spent spinning in a whirlpool.
According to assorted information, Mackiewicz is suffering from snow-blindness, frostbite and possibly hypothermia.
He also lost his backpack, which contained his mobile phone, and suffered snow-blindness. He hunkered down in a snowdrift and waited to be rescued.
The men - a Briton with a broken leg and an Australian who sustained snow-blindness and frostbite trying to rescue him - were last night being helped back down to Camp 5, at 26,000ft, where medical aid is currently on stand-by.
In Salt Lake City, the IOC had the excuse of snow-blindness. Now it is simply blind to the truth.
Louise added: "You need sunglasses to protect from snow-blindness, and the sugar-rush of a bar of chocolate goes a long way to keeping you going in the cold climate.