snowblindness


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Synonyms for snowblindness

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

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I thought I'd have a little snowblindness as my eyes were completely bloodshot at the finish, but nothing developed.
Snowblindness threatened as I gazed from the train at mile after mile of unbroken white.
During her climb, Ms Norris put herself at risk from the dangers of extreme altitude, frostbite, hypothermia and snowblindness, and required bottled oxygen.
Kennedy reported: "They were all suffering like ourselves from snowblindness, but did not in the least relax their exertions on this account" (Kennedy, 1853:139).
In 2006, his health obstacles initially came more like cramps than some 22-mile meltdown: occasional migraine headaches, a pulsing in his ear while lake-swimming for a triathlon and some "snowblindness" in his vision.