Snow Globe

A snow globe (also called a" waterglobe", "snowstorm", or "snowdome") is a transparent sphere, usually made of glass, enclosing a miniaturized scene of some sort, often together with a model of a landscape. The sphere also encloses the water in the globe; the water serves as the medium through which the "snow" falls. To activate the snow, the globe is shaken to churn up the white particles. The globe is then placed back in its position and the flakes fall down slowly through the water. Snow globes sometimes have a built-in music box that plays a song. Some snow globes even have a design around the outerbase for decoration.

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Snow Globe - Cultural References - Publications
... In Erica Rand's The Ellis Island Snow Globe (Duke UP, 2005), a snow globe from the Ellis Island gift shop is one of the objects that "demonstrate how some ... end of the book, the main characters smash them, claiming that they are "freeing the snow globes" ... Susie Salmon's first memories is of the snow globe in her house ...
The Hard Part - Plot
... Sylar gives his mother a snow globe from Texas, and then proceeds to begin repairs on one of his father's clocks ... Sylar turns the spray into snow, which falls much like a snow globe ... Sylar then lifts one snow globe and begins to float it around his mother, then another, and then another ...
St. Elsewhere - Episodes - Final Episode
... As the camera pulls away from snow beginning to fall at St ... Tommy is playing with a snow globe ... Donald places the snow globe on the family's television set and walks into the kitchen with Tommy and Auschlander ...
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... "local" as the camera zooms in on the snow globe he was carrying ... he cannot remember where he has been, he has a snow globe taken from the Local Shop ... At this point, he finds the snow globe in his pocket and remembers his experiences in the Local Shop and leads an angry mob there ...
The Dark Defender - Production
... store homicide storyline when he picked up the Aquaman snow globe in his office and thought, "'Wow, this thing could easily be a murder weapon," because of its weight and ... The writers wanted to use the actual Aquaman globe but DC Comics would not allow the character and the snow globe to be used in the episode, so the Dexter art department custom-made a snow globe ...

Famous quotes containing the words globe and/or snow:

    We the globe can compass soon,
    Swifter than the wandering moon.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Old age is
    a flight of small
    cheeping birds
    bare trees
    above a snow glaze.
    William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)